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

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • This program requires 3 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.