LET US HELP
Welcome to Capella
Select your program and we'll help guide you through important information as you prepare for the application process.
Ready to get started? We’re ready for you. Chat with an enrollment counselor or apply now to take the first step on the journey toward your future.
$50 application fee (waived w/promo SPRING)
Three doctoral residencies provide the time, resources, and hands-on experience to help expedite completion of your dissertation.
Working with our scholar-practitioner faculty can help you get ahead as you reach for your professional and personal goals. All doctoral IT faculty members have real-world experience in their field of study.
By maximizing your courseload, you may be able to save time and money. Eligible students pay a $5,000 flat-rate tuition when they take six or more credits.
Our PhD in Information Technology, IT Project 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
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
Our original learning format offers extra structure for those who
want it. 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.
At Capella, we believe your education is an investment in your future. It’s also an investment within your grasp. Your goals are achievable—there are more ways to save than you might think.
If you're an active-duty military service member, spouse, or veteran, discounts may be available.
If your employer or organization is a partner with Capella, you may be eligible for a tuition discount.
Maximize your courseload–take six or more credits per quarter and pay just $5,000.*
*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.
The online PhD in Information Technology, IT Project Management curriculum will expand your knowledge in the areas of project and program management, risk management, and project governance. You'll also focus on advanced research and scholarly writing. The program includes dissertation research seminars, which allow you to get an early start on your dissertation.
Emerging Trends, Research, and Theories for Successful Project Management
In this course, learners evaluate leadership approaches and
communication dynamics between diverse stakeholder groups to
facilitate successful project and program outcomes. Topics include
emerging theories and research on leadership, communication, and
social networks as conduits for effectiveness in complex project and
program environments. Learners develop as independent researchers,
constructing research questions, synthesizing literature, and
selecting appropriate methodologies to advance the body of knowledge
and practice in project management.
For PhD in Business Management, PhD in Information Technology,
and PhD in Organization and Management learners only.
Prerequisite(s): PhD in Business Management must have completed
BMGT8430, BMGT8432, BMGT8434. Cannot be fulfilled by transfer.
|4 quarter credits|
The right education can change everything. Discover your path to leading in information technology project management.
“I liked the online approach because I could go at my own pace. Things I had a background in I could do more quickly. I started with two courses, then went to three each quarter, and my last quarter I took four courses.”
Five soft skills project managers need to be competitive in the
From entry to senior level, a look at four career options for project
Women who wish to begin or further their career in technology can find support from these 10 women-in-tech resources.
Here are just some of the career options you could explore with our
online IT project 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.
Is this program close to what you need, but maybe not a perfect fit?
The programs below might be interesting. Check them out to find one
that suits your academic and professional goals.