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Apply professional ethics and cultural competence in the human
Conduct valid, reliable, and ethical program evaluation and design in
the human services discipline.
Apply data analytics to ensure error-free, positive outcomes in human
Evaluate trends and social phenomena in the field of human
Apply the knowledge of organization design and leadership theory for
optimal organization management.
Develop scholarly and professional communication respectful of the
diversity, dignity, and integrity of others.
With over 25 years of experience in online doctoral education, we understand the unique needs of doctoral students, and have designed our programs to meet those needs. We've structured our programs to help you reach your goals and obtain critical skills—with our expert faculty, support teams, and online resources to help guide you every step of the way.
Our program offers additional benefits you might be interested in.
You will learn current methods using Big Data to make decisions and
formulate insights for positive change in your community.
Capella is one of the first universities to offer a Doctor of Human
Learn the latest in theory and practice from experienced doctoral
faculty who are actively engaged in the human services
A more structured learning format with an active peer community and
faculty guidance. We’ll set the schedule, you meet the
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The coursework for this specialization focuses on organizational performance with advanced program evaluation, technological policies and processes, reporting solutions, and statistical methods in the profession.
Work with a faculty member who can help you examine key support elements and identify potential project sites for your capstone topic.
Develop your project, write your findings, and demonstrate your use of evidence to improve outcomes or resolve a gap in the field.
Organizational Performance and Advanced Program Evaluation
This course presents performance measurement techniques and the
advanced methods used to manage organizational performance. In
particular, learners examine action research and evaluation techniques
to assess the relationship between program impact and organizational
performance. Learners also analyze the ethical and legal implications
of data use, collection, evaluation, and integration from internal and
external organizational perspectives.
|4 quarter credits|
Information Technology Policies and Processes in Human Services
This course presents key issues related to the implementation of
information technology policies and processes as day-to-day
operations. In particular, learners consider ethical, cultural, and
global issues and their potential effects on internal and external
stakeholder needs. Learners also evaluate strategies for implementing
different governance models and assess the ways in which those models
relate to change management processes and organizational innovation.
|4 quarter credits|
Advanced Data Analytics and Program Evaluation in Human Services
Learners in this course examine needs assessment and program
evaluation as fundamental tools in nonprofit, for-profit, and
government organizations. In particular, learners apply needs
assessment strategies to evaluate the needs of specific populations in
various social and community settings. Learners also explore
researchbased program evaluation models and focus on developing skills
in evaluating program effectiveness at the leadership level.
|4 quarter credits|
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Our courses are taught by distinguished faculty members who hold top credentials and have hands-on expertise in their fields. They know what you need to know today.
Doctoral programs are specific and challenging. That’s why you’ll have access to expert support at every step along the road to your degree.
For the culminating project of your doctoral degree, you’ll be paired with a mentor who can support and assist you along the way.
Jobs in human services range from working with clients to managing
organizations to building infrastructures.
Collaboration is the new norm for human services. These three examples from the field demonstrate why.
Find out which type of doctoral degree in human services is the best
match for your career goals.
Here are just some of the career options you could explore with our online Doctor of Human Services with a specialization in Advanced Program Evaluation and Data Analytics.
*These are examples intended to serve as a general guide. Some
positions may prefer or even require previous experience, licensure,
certifications, and/or other designations along with a degree. Because
many factors determine what position an individual may attain, Capella
cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific job title, a
promotion, salary increase, or other career outcome. We encourage you
to research requirements for your job target and career goals.
** This related job title is based on Capella’s research into
potential future market trends. Markets change and industries can
rapidly evolve. Learners bear the responsibility for understanding job
demand for their field of study.
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