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?

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

Their Journey to the PhD: Tina’s Story in Instructional Design

Tina Houareau works at Capella University as an instructional designer; she’s also a Capella student, pursuing a PhD i...

Education, Student & Alumni Stories

The Difference Between a PhD in Health Care Administration and a Doctor of Health Administration

Interested in expanding your health care leadership skills and knowledge? Compare a PhD in Health Care Administration an...

Health Sciences

How Can I Publish and Present My PhD Research?

You’ve spent hundreds of hours on your dissertation and finally completed your PhD program. Now what? A few tips on fi...

PhD/Doctorate

DrPH Student Tackles Ebola and the Plague—and Dissertation

Matthew Weinburke, like all doctoral learners, faces challenges in the process—but his path to the DrPH has had some u...

Health Sciences, Student & Alumni Stories

Their Journey to the PhD: Twanna’s Story in Human Services

A Capella PhD in Human Services graduate shares how her doctoral degree helped her realize her career aspirations—and ...

Social Work & Human Services, Student & Alumni Stories

Graduate Experiences the Benefits of a Doctor of Social Work Degree

While an MSW is often considered the terminal degree for social work, a doctoral degree in social work can open doors to...

Social Work & Human Services, Student & Alumni Stories

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