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Earn an Online PhD in Liberal Arts

You may want to earn your online doctorate in Liberal Arts if you are interested in pursuing a career as a college teacher in the humanities. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (or BLS), most post-secondary professor role ask that you first earn your PhD in the field before you can apply.

Liberal Arts at its most basic level includes the following fields.

  • Social science
  • Psychology
  • Foreign language
  • English language and literature
  • Philosophy, ethics and religion
  • Cultural, ethnic or gender studies

However, when you earn a PhD in the liberal arts, you will have a more specific area in which you focus your studies. This "concentration" could include subjects such as the following.

  • Religious Studies 
  • Fine arts 
  • Communications 
  • History: Global History, U.S. History, European History, Women’s History, military history and role of history in digitization and research methods.
  • Peace Studies
  • Global studies 
  • Creative writing 
  • Linguistics 
  • And many more