PhD – Human Resource Management (ACBSP-accredited)
Capella University

Program Details

With a program grounded in dissertation success, Capella offers this online PhD in HR Management. As an ACBSP-accredited program, you’ll benefit from a unique program structure, taught by dedicated faculty, along with comprehensive online resources that will give you momentum throughout the dissertation process. In this specialization, you’ll concentrate on a multidisciplinary approach to business theory, research and practice that can be integrated with workplace hiring, personnel development and retention. Curriculum, which involves a few on-campus residencies, usually offers the following classes:

  • Foundations of Human Resource Theory and Practice
  • Creating Adaptive, Innovative Workplaces
  • Attracting and Retaining Talent
  • Human Resource Practices for Developing Talent

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Capella University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

  • Higher Learning Commission: www.hlcommission.org, 800.621.7440 
  • Capella University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402, 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552), www.capella.edu

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Applicaton Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Students will attend three four-day residencies.

The Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP, www.acbsp.org) has accredited Capella University business programs and select specializations. For full accreditation statement and the list of accredited programs and specializations, go to www.capella.edu/university-accreditation.