In Capella’s PhD in Human Services program, you’ll tap into insights
that can help you create the positive changes you’d like to see in
Our competency-based curriculum aligns with professional standards so
you gain the most relevant skills and knowledge.
Build teamwork skills and take on real-world challenges with
RiverBend City, which simulates on-the-job situations.
Experts will support you throughout your coursework, residencies, and
dissertation to keep you moving toward your goals.
Collaborate with professionals in other fields to help you gain
insights that make a meaningful impact in the communities you
Tackle coursework on your schedule with 24/7 access to your
courseroom anytime, anywhere, on any device.
Learn the latest in theory and practice from experienced PhD faculty
who are actively engaged in their professions.
Our PhD in Human Services program is designed to remove roadblocks
for you and demystify the dissertation process. This unique approach
centers on supporting you in three ways: through program structure, a
dedicated faculty and support team, and online resources. To help
generate momentum toward graduation, you’ll begin your dissertation
early in the program. Our faculty, support team, and online resources
will help guide you every step of the way.
Learn more about admissions requirements, costs, and courses for your specialization.
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match for your career goals.
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