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Doctor of Philosophy in Information Technology


IT Project Management

Prepare to lead or teach with an online PhD in Information Technology, IT Project Management from Capella University. Discover how you can become a key strategic advisor or consultant with advanced skills in IT, management, and business development.

This doctoral specialization provides coursework designed to help you develop solid research skills, focusing what you learn on your goal: completing a dissertation that advances the study and practice of project management.

Roadmap to dissertation success

Three doctoral residencies provide the time, resources, and hands-on experience to help expedite completion of your dissertation.

Scholar-practitioner faculty

Learn the latest in academic theory and applied practice from experienced doctoral faculty members who are actively engaged in their professions.

Applicable knowledge

The IT Project Management curriculum will expand your knowledge in the areas of project and program management, risk management, and project governance.

Classes start July 12

Use the code WINTER to waive the $50 application fee

At a Glance

  • Online & in-person
  • 11 Core courses
  • 4 Specialization courses
  • 3 Residencies
  • Comprehensive exam
  • Dissertation
  • 75 coursework credits

Reduce your tuition by $10,000

Enroll in a qualified program and apply for a $10K Capella Progress Reward, a scholarship to help fund your doctoral degree.