Capella University

225 South 6th Street, 9th Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402-3389

Program Details

Project managers play an increasingly strategic role within their companies and are being recognized as "leadership track" employees. This online IT-focused Project Management doctoral program offers the opportunity to develop the advanced IT, project management and business knowledge of a leader. The specialization is also designed to help you develop solid research skills, culminating in a dissertation that advances the body of knowledge in this field.

With your PhD in IT Project Management from Capella, you'll learn to formulate new theoretical constructs to advance knowledge in the area of information technology, conduct scholarly research, and create new applications for improving practice. Additionally, you'll know how to think critically about information technology problems and solutions, and communicate effectively.

Common jobs with an online PhD in IT Project Management include faculty member, senior information technology project manager, lead project manager, director of project management, senior consultant or vice president of project management. Potential workplaces include: land-based or online college or university, corporation, consulting firm, military, government agency or nonprofit organization.

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    Program Overview

    • Degree Level:
      Doctorate
    • Delivery Format:
      Mostly Online
    • Completion Time:
      15
    • Tuition Basis :
      Per Quarter
    • In State Rate:
      $5,000.00
    • Out of State Rate:
      $5,000.00
    • Additional Fees :
      $2,625.00
    • Fees Overview :
      • Quarterly Resource Fee (per quarter): $175
    • Estimated Degree Cost - In State:
      $77,625.00
    • Estimated Degree Cost - Out Of State:
      $77,625.00
    • International Students Accepted:
      Yes
    • Accelerated Degree:
      No

    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

    Accreditation & Licensing

    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

    The following program specializations are accredited by the Project Management Institute (PMI) Global Accreditation Center for Project Management (PMI-GAC):

    • BS in Business—Project Management 
    • BS in Information Technology—Project Management 
    • MBA—Project Management
    • PhD in Information Technology—Project Management

    *The FlexPath format is excluded.

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    Capella University cannot guarantee licensure, endorsement, certification, authorization, other professional credentials, job placement or salary advancement. State regulations and professional credential standards vary. It is the learner’s responsibility to understand and comply with requirements for their states and professional associations. For more information on licensure, see the Licensure section on the school’s website. Enrollment restrictions and/or other restrictions may apply to certain programs. Contact Capella University at 1.866.679.9687 for more information.

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