DBA Doctor of Business Administration Human Resource Management specialization
Career Outcomes & Job Titles
People who choose an online human resource management degree often pursue leadership, consulting or faculty positions in the field of human resources and employee development.
Potential Employment Settings
- Consulting firm
- Government — local, state, federal
- Land-based or online college or university
- Non-governmental organization
- Nonprofit organization
- Public and private education
- Varies based on consulting client
Common Job Titles/Positions*
- Adjunct or part-time faculty (practitioner-focused teaching)
- Director/vice president compensation and benefits
- Director/vice president EEO and/or diversity
- Director/vice president human resource development
- Director/vice president labor relations
- Director/vice president talent acquisition
- Human capital manager
- Human resource business partner
- Human resource consultant
- Human resource director
- Human resource generalist
- Human resource manager
- Independent/free agent consultant
- Senior human resource manager
- Vice president, human resources
*These examples are intended to serve as a general guide. Many factors determine what position an individual may attain and Capella can't guarantee a graduate will secure any specific job title.
School of Business and Technology Doctoral Degree Graduates
Data from graduates across all Business and Technology doctoral programs have been combined for these Career Outcomes results.
Capella's School of Business and Technology doctoral graduates report satisfaction with tasks and responsibilities and career growth potential. Half of the graduates surveyed work in higher education.
Percentage of respondents who answered "satisfied" or "very satisfied"
SSource: Responses to the Alumni Outcomes Survey one year after graduation. The data were collected during Q3 2011 – Q2 2012.
Over half the Business and Technology doctoral graduates have presented at a conference or published a book, article or monograph. Half have advanced in their career or profession and just over one third have obtained teaching positions in higher education.
Percentage of respondents who indicated they had accomplished each item
Source: Responses to the Alumni Outcomes Survey one year after graduation. The data were collected during Q3 2011 – Q2 2012.