A PhD in Education Graduate Overcomes Obstacles on the Path to Her Degree

No obstacle was too much for Courtney Bergman. even if it meant completing coursework at 2 am.

Education, Student & Alumni Stories

How Will a Doctoral Degree Help My Career?

What does it mean to career success, especially outside of education and research?

PhD/Doctorate

Their Journey to the PhD: Ana’s Story in Education

Ana Armbrister Bland knows first-hand the rigors of earning a PhD—and the rewards.

Education, Student & Alumni Stories

What Is Addiction Psychology?

Learn about the many facets of addiction psychology and the differences between addiction counseling and addiction psych...

Psychology

Their Journey to the PhD: Barbara’s Story in IT

Proving that age is just a number, Barbara earned her PhD in IT Education from Capella University and transitioned into...

Information Technology, Student & Alumni Stories

PhD Candidate and Award-Winning Social Worker Prepares for National Stage

PhD Candidate and Award-Winning Social Worker Prepares for National Stage

A Capella PhD student with extensive social work field experience prepares to take her research to the next level.

Social Work & Human Services, Student & Alumni Stories

dissertation vs doctoral capstone projects

The Difference Between a Dissertation and Doctoral Capstone

A doctoral program culminates in a final project, taking the form of either a dissertation or doctoral capstone.

PhD/Doctorate

What is Epidemiology?

What Is Epidemiology?

Take a closer look at the work of epidemiologists and potential career opportunities in the field.

Health Sciences

Once Homeless, Capella Graduate Now Works to Assist Others

A PhD in Human Services graduate uses her own experiences to motivate her work in helping homeless women and children—...

Social Work & Human Services, Student & Alumni Stories