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Learn best practices to attract, develop, and retain a global workforce.
Study emerging trends and technological influences in global Human Resource Management (HRM).
Evaluate ethical theories and frameworks that guide human resources practices in the 21st century.
Integrate research and practices into the development of adaptive and innovative global workplace environments.
Incorporate diverse demographic and cultural perspectives to advance knowledge in global human resource management.
Master academic research, writing, and critical thinking skills.
Our PhD in Business Management, Human Resource Management 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.
Our program offers additional benefits you might be interested in.
Maximize your courseload—take six or more credits per quarter and pay just $5,000*.
Capella’s online learning model offers you the ability to take one to three courses per quarter, giving you more schedule control.
*Cost of each residency is included in the $5,000 quarterly tuition maximum; travel, lodging, meals, and other expenses are not included. Books, supplies, and other fees may apply. Tuition subject to change.
Online education isn’t one-size-fits-all. We know you’re busy—you need a learning experience tailored to your life, not the other way around. Capella has learning and tuition formats to suit you, however you learn.
A more structured learning format with an active peer community and faculty guidance. We’ll set the schedule, you meet the deadlines.
Speak with an enrollment counselor to get a personalized cost estimate for what you can expect to pay.
If your employer or organization is a partner with Capella, you may be eligible for a tuition discount.
The online PhD in Business Management, Human Resource Management curriculum helps you gain an international, multi-disciplinary perspective. You’ll study best practices that foster innovative workplaces and attract and retain top talent. The program includes dissertation research seminars which allow you to get an early start on your dissertation.
Foundations of Human Resource Theory and Practice
This course addresses ways in which social and economic changes have transformed human resource management’s role in organizations. Learners examine issues that currently impact human resources managers in today’s rapidly evolving environment. In addition, learners investigate the theories on which human resource practices have been built to determine their relevance in the 21st-century, informationage workplace. Cannot be fulfilled by transfer.
|4 quarter credits|
Creating Adaptive, Innovative Workplaces
In this course, learners explore human resource management strategies, tools, and issues related to the changing world of work. Learners analyze the ways in which HR professionals support the creation of innovative, engaging and productive work to meet the needs of the contemporary and future workplaces. Learners also examine the human resource components of employee engagement to include organizational design, leadership, career development, communication, flexibility, and virtual work environments. Cannot be fulfilled by transfer.
|4 quarter credits|
Attracting and Retaining Talent
Learners in this course evaluate emerging human resource management theories and practices for effectively attracting employees. Learners analyze workforce selection practices for reliability and align performance management strategies to support the organizational mission. Cannot be fulfilled by transfer.
|4 quarter credits|
Human Resource Practices for Developing Talent
In this course, learners explore human resources management’s role in developing talent and evaluate human resource management theories and ethical frameworks associated with individual adult learning, human resource development, succession planning, mentoring, coaching, and performance management. This course emphasizes the theoretical basis of development, compensation, rewards, and motivation in order to better serve organizations and to contribute to the knowledge base in the human resource management field. The course also stresses the importance of evaluating and critiquing current workforce development trends in support of innovative workplace environments. Cannot be fulfilled by transfer.
|4 quarter credits|
Here are just some of the career options you could explore with our online human resource management doctoral degree.
*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.
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