PhD – Multidisciplinary Human Services
Capella University

Program Details

This online PhD in Human Services with a Multidisciplinary approach, was created by Capella to foster dissertation success. With an engaged faculty, unique online resources and dedicated research seminars, you will be able to complete your dissertation seamlessly. This particular online doctorate focuses on public service, leadership, ethics in the field, and professional practice. You’ll gain a high level of expertise that will enable you to guide policy and legislation that affects the quality and quantity of services provided in your community and beyond. Courses usually involve:

  • Multidisciplinary Practice and Case Analysis for Doctoral Learners
  • Strategic Planning and Organizational Effectiveness for Human Services
  • Ethics and Decision Making in Human Services


Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Capella University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

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

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Students will attend three four-day residencies.