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

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

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

Do I Need a Doctoral Mentor? How Do I Find One?

A mentor is an essential resource to help you through the challenges of the doctoral process. Learn more about the relat...


Their Journey to the PhD: Elizabeth’s Story in Psychology

“They can’t be hard. I mean, you’re not actually there.” A Capella graduate writes about what it’s really like...

Psychology, Student & Alumni Stories

Ready for the Next Step?

Learning online doesn't mean going it alone. Help is here. From faculty, coaches, advisors, and more. Plus a supportive community of students who are passionate about their careers as you are about yours.

Call Us: 1.866.815.4008