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

Requirements

In addition to your online courses, you will attend three on-campus residencies.

Your program of enrollment determines the admission requirements. Basic requirements for all programs:

  • Admission application and non-refundable $50 application fee
  • Acknowledgement agreement
  • All applicants must understand, read, speak, and write fluently in English
  • Official transcript(s) from previous institutions for degree and post-degree coursework, if applicable
  • Minimum GPA as defined by your program

Minimum level of education required:

  • Doctoral students must have a master’s degree from an institution accredited by a U.S. Department of Education-recognized accrediting agency or an internationally recognized institution

Special Accreditation

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

School Accreditation Statement

Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. 

  • 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

Additional Information

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.