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What Are the Steps in Writing a Dissertation?

The dissertation is the crowning achievement of your PhD program. Here are the 5 steps for completing a dissertation.


The Difference Between a Dissertation and Doctoral Capstone

Virtually all PhD and many professional doctorate programs require a dissertation; some professional doctorate programs ...


What Is a Dissertation?

Capella University faculty chair explains the content and format of a dissertation.


A Week in the Life of a Doctoral Student

Two PhD students at Capella University share what an average week looks like in their different programs.

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What Are Acceptable Dissertation Research Methods?

In order to write a dissertation, you must complete research--either qualitative and quantitative.


What Support Is Available When Writing a Dissertation?

Writing a dissertation may be a singular effort, but that doesn’t mean you’re alone in the process. Learn what facul...


IT PhD Graduate Shares Dissertation Experience

A key component of a PhD program is the dissertation. Read one Capella University graduate’s experience in selecting a...

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