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Pursue a new career or advance in your current role and work toward achieving your goals with an online PhD or professional doctorate in business.
Reach your professional pinnacle and become an expert in your field with our flexible, online PhD or professional doctorate in information technology.
Whether your focus is to teach, research, or lead, you can make a difference by helping others with an online PhD in counseling or human behavior.
Prepare to advance your career in academia, research, or professional practice with an online PhD or professional doctorate in psychology.
Play a vital role in education and effect change in universities, institutions, schools, and businesses with an online PhD or professional doctorate in education.
Lead initiatives to improve and transform health care and prepare to advance your career with a professional doctorate in health administration or public health.
Transform nursing, lead in a clinical setting, or shape systems of care with Capella’s online Doctor of Nursing Practice program.
Become a leader in your community and gain skills to face complex public sector challenges with an online PhD or professional doctorate in criminal justice, emergency management, or public administration.
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Step out ahead in your field with a valuable online doctoral degree and earn the prestige and respect that comes with reaching the highest point of your education.
Based on your program, you might find a combination of theoretical coursework, comprehensive exams, and practical field work and residencies combine to take you to the next level.
Start your dissertation or final project early in your program, with faculty and advisor support.
Our curriculum equips you to challenge your mind and advance your field, preparing you to reach your goals.
Research seminars embedded into coursework help you focus on completion of your dissertation or capstone project.
Made up of scholars and scholar-practitioners, our faculty can
provide valuable mentorship throughout your doctoral program.
"The lens through which I view the world has been fundamentally
changed by my doctoral journey. Getting my degree has left me with a
more profound enjoyment and contentment in life."
From setting goals to researching programs, here’s what you need to research before applying to a doctoral program.
What can a doctoral degree mean to career success, especially outside of education and research?
Learn the main difference between these two doctoral program types
and the questions you should ask to help guide your program