The Difference Between a PhD in Education and an EdD

Choosing to pursue a PhD or EdD depends on your career goals and whether applied or original research most interests you...


What Is a Doctoral Residency?

Residency helps prepare doctoral candidates for comprehensive exams, and dissertation research and writing. Find out wha...


What’s the Difference Between a PhD and a Professional Doctorate in IT?

There are two doctoral degree options in IT. Learn more about their similarities and differences.

Information Technology

Doctor of Education: Exploring the Possibilities

From reading and literacy to classroom technology, explore 8 EdD tracks that can transform your skills in education lead...


From FBI Agent to Assistant Professor with Online PhD

Meet a PhD in Criminal Justice graduate and former FBI lead investigator for the "Pizza Bomber" case - now featured in a...

Public Service, Student & Alumni Stories

Leadership in Public Health: Preparing for Emerging Issues

What makes an effective leader in public health? Defining the top public health issues and leadership characteristics re...

Health Sciences

The Difference Between a PhD and Professional Doctorate

Learn the main difference between these two doctoral program types and the questions you should ask to help guide your p...


Earning a PhD While Serving His Country

Captain Moton sought an education that could advance his military career. He ended up with a BA, an MS, and a PhD.

Business, Student & Alumni Stories

PhD in Psychology – Which Specialization Is Right for You?

Learn about Capella's PhD in Psychology specializations and the careers they help prepare you for.


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