a week in the life of a doctoral student

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.

PhD/Doctorate, Student & Alumni Stories

10 Questions with Capella Health Administration Faculty Member Dr. Darleen Barnard

Health administration faculty member Dr. Darleen Barnard discusses the health care industry, including her take on the b...

Health Sciences

A DPA Made All the Difference for Capella Graduate

Wondering what a doctorate can do for your career? It helped this Capella graduate transition from high school teacher t...

Public Service, Student & Alumni Stories

Graduate Plans to Increase Diversity in Nursing

What is it like to be a male nurse? Capella University graduate Jason Mott shares his experiences, and how he plans to c...

Nursing, Student & Alumni Stories

Their Journey to the PhD: Rebekah’s Story in Training & Performance Improvement

An early dream of teaching English lead to a PhD in Education, but this Capella graduate is instead educating thousands ...

Education, Student & Alumni Stories

10 Questions with Capella Education Technology Graduate Dr. Will Deyamport III

Dr. Will didn't aim to become a thought leader in connected learning. Find out how Capella University and Twitter took h...

Education, Student & Alumni Stories

emerging issues in public health

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

From A to Z: Doctoral Degree Glossary

A doctoral degree program has many components. Here’s a handy list of terms and definitions to help you navigate the p...


phd in information technology vs doctor of information technology

Choosing a PhD or Professional Doctorate in IT—What’s the Difference?

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

Information Technology