Evaluate the historical and theoretical bases of leadership through a multidisciplinary lens to develop leadership perspectives.
Develop a personal view of leadership with an emphasis on connections
to others in the organization and community.
Study how mechanistic and living systems worldviews affect a leader’s
perspective of the organization and decisions.
Use multiple ways of thinking, including creative thinking,
reflective thinking, and systems thinking, to make decisions.
Study literature and emerging trends in advancing leadership theory
Master academic research, writing, and critical-thinking
Maximize your courseload–take six or more credits per quarter and pay
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.
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.
We can accept many transfer credits from regionally accredited
Many employers and organizations partner with Capella to offer
tuition discounts. Talk to an enrollment counselor to learn
Capella scholarships, available for qualifying students, aren’t
need-based and never have to be repaid.
The online PhD in Business Management, Leadership curriculum centers
around leadership, research, strategy, technology, and ethics.
Allows you to work extensively on your dissertation topic, methodology, literature review, and research plan from the beginning of your program.
You'll be matched with a post-comprehensive exam program mentor, who will assist and support you as you progress forward.
A doctoral degree takes special effort. It's why we offer expert support at every step to keep you moving forward toward your goal.
|Course Number||Course Title|
|BMGT8610||Leadership Theory and Practice in a Global Environment|
|BMGT8612||Leadership as Personal Practice|
|BMGT8614||Leading the Organizational System|
|BMGT8616||Leading Dynamic Systems with Multi-Dimensional Thinking|
|BMGT8618||Advancing Leadership Theory|
These folks are superstars. We hear it from our students (and grads).
They’re here to help find a program fit and set you up for
Our distinguished faculty members hold top credentials in their
fields. They’re here to teach the knowledge and skills you’ll need,
A doctoral degree takes special effort. It's why we offer expert
support at every step to keep you moving forward toward your
For this team, it’s more than résumés and interview tips. It’s about
thoughtful and strategic career planning—beyond graduation.
Here are just some of the career options you could explore with our
online leadership doctoral degree.
*These examples are intended to serve as a general guide. Many factors determine what position an individual may attain, and Capella can’t guarantee a graduate will secure any specific job title.