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General Business Management
Doctor of Philosophy in Business Management

Capella's online PhD in General Business Management will build your knowledge of business theory, research, and practice. Master critical concepts through specialized courses and intensive in-person learning experiences in areas such as strategic management, marketing, accounting, and finance. This program is designed to elevate your capacity to lead, teach, or consult in global corporate settings and sharpen your confidence as a modern scholar-practitioner of business.

Virtual Residencies

Network with faculty and peers, and gain access to valuable resources to use during your program and beyond, through three doctoral virtual residencies.

Research mentor

Maintain progress through your dissertation; we’ll pair you with an academic mentor who can help you keep your momentum.


Stay on track with your academic goals and dissertation; we’ll help you organize your work into manageable segments.

Classes start February 7

Use the code WINTER to waive the $50 application fee.

At a Glance

  • Online
  • 11 Core courses
  • 12 max transfer credits
  • 5 Elective courses
  • 3 Virtual Residencies
  • Comprehensive exam
  • Dissertation
  • ACBSP-accredited

Reduce your tuition by $20,000

Enroll in a qualified program and apply for a $20K Capella Progress Reward, a scholarship to help fund your doctoral degree. Eligibility rules and exclusions apply. Connect with us for details.