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Doctor of Philosophy in Human Services


Multidisciplinary Human Services

Position yourself to make an impact with an online PhD in Human Services, Multidisciplinary Human Services from Capella. Learn to guide policies, practices, and legislation through advanced studies and original doctoral research.

Work with experienced faculty and professional peers and gain insight from professionals in other fields – public administration, public safety, and health care – to expand your understanding of human service leadership, professional practice, research, and ethics.

Impactful Education

Apply knowledge of laws and policies, professional and ethical behaviors, and effective cultural, global, and diversity concepts.

Multidisciplinary Approach

Apply what you learn in a multidisciplinary environment with interactive tools that develop skills in collaboration and leadership.

Real-World Learning with Virtual Simulations

Gain hands-on experience using an interactive tool that simulates realistic, multidisciplinary human services scenarios.

Classes start March 8

Use the code WINTER to waive the $50 application fee

At a Glance

  • Online
  • 9 Core courses
  • 16 max transfer credits
  • 8 Elective courses
  • 3 Dissertation research seminars
  • Comprehensive examination
  • Dissertation