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Career Outcomes & Job Titles

People who choose an online strategy and innovation degree often seek teaching, leadership, consulting or research roles in the area of strategy and innovation.

Potential Employment Settings

  • Community college
  • Consulting firm
  • Corporation
  • Government—local, state, federal
  • Land-based or online college or university
  • Nonprofit organization

Common Job Titles/Positions

  • Adjunct or part-time faculty
  • Business consultant
  • Business researcher
  • Chief executive officer (CEO)
  • Chief operating officer (COO)
  • Dean or associate dean of a business program
  • Director
  • Full-time faculty
  • General Manager
  • President
  • Vice president

*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 of the PhD in Information Technology degree program have been combined for these Career Outcomes results.

The graphs below show some key findings from Capella's Alumni Outcomes Survey. We use this information to help improve our courses, programs and services and to give you an idea of how alumni are using their degrees.

The skills and knowledge have been immediately applicable to my career 56%My degree has positioned me to achieve my professional ambitions 53%Capellas competency based curriculum has prepared me for the needs of my profession 73%

Percentage of respondents who answered "strongly agree" or "agree."
Source: Responses to the Alumni Outcomes Survey one year after graduation. The data were collected during Q2 2014 – Q1 2015.

Made a significant contribution to my profession 35%Successfully changed jobs and-or careers 25%Assumed leadership responsibilities 26%Received a salary increase 22%Received a promotion 32%

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 Q2 2014 – Q1 2015.