Apply leadership principles and strategies to effectively manage
for-profit, nonprofit, and government organizations.
Lead programs in for-profit, nonprofit, and government programs with
strategic planning and outcome measurement.
Predict the program evaluation need for fiscal and organizational
sustainability in a defined cycle.
Apply data and analytics tools to guide programs in meeting the needs
of identified target populations.
Apply professional ethics and cultural competence in the human
Scholarly and professional communication respectful of the diversity,
dignity, and integrity of others.
Apply advanced human services skills to collaboratively resolve
current issues in diverse communities and settings.
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 profession.
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We can accept many transfer credits from regionally accredited
The coursework for this specialization focuses on applying skills in
effective negotiation and mediation, conflict management, and creating
effective collaboration across an organization.
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.
|Course Number||Course Title|
|HMSV8404||Leadership Theory and Practice in For-Profit, Nonprofit, and Government Human Services Programs|
|HMSV8406||Community Collaboration and Outreach in Human Services|
|HMSV8304||Strategic Planning and Organizational Effectiveness for Human Services|
|HMSV8214||Funding and Grant Writing Skills in Human Services|
|HMSV8320||Effective Negotiations and Mediation Skills for Human Services Leaders|
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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 Leadership and Organizational Management.
*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.