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

Do I Need Both Residency and Fieldwork?

Counseling and psychology graduate programs frequently require both residency and fieldwork. Find out why both are neces...

Counseling, Psychology, Social Work & Human Services

The Role of Epidemiologists in Global Health

Epidemiologists are front and center in tackling the world’s most challenging health concerns, from natural disasters ...

Health Sciences

What Is a Comprehensive Exam?

Many graduate programs include comprehensive exams. Learn more about what they involve.


What Is I/O Psychology?

Find out potential career paths for I/O psychologists and what it takes to be successful.


What Are Acceptable Dissertation Research Methods?

In order to write a dissertation, you must complete research--either qualitative and quantitative.


Graduate Delivers TEDx Talk on the Power of Trauma-Informed Care

TEDx events are meant to spark conversation in local communities. One Capella graduate educated her TEDx audience on a d...

Social Work & Human Services, Student & Alumni Stories

What Support Is Available When Writing a Dissertation?

Writing a dissertation may be a singular effort, but that doesn’t mean you’re alone in the process. Learn what facul...


Why Collaboration is Key to Human Services

Collaboration is the new norm for human services. Three examples from the field demonstrate why a multidisciplinary degr...

Social Work & Human Services

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