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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Human Services - General Human Services

Capella University



If you are looking for an online program that will aid you in developing a well-rounded understanding of the various components of the Human Services field, then the online Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Human Services - General Human Services degree from Capella University is an excellent program for you.

While in this online degree in human services program, students will work with expert faculty members to advance the field of human resources through the use of doctoral research.

This online human services degree program offers students flexible online courses that cover topics, such as:

  • Adult development
  • Diversity
  • Ethics
  • Strategic planning
  • The impact of today's changing health care industry on human services

Students in this online human services degree program will also have the option of focusing on specifics of the field, including:

  • Counseling
  • Family therapy
  • Public safety
  • Social services

This human services online degree program is based on the highest of academic standards of doctoral research, and provides a solid platform for students to earn rewarding personal accomplishments.

This is an ideal human services program for those individuals who are looking to pursue careers in areas, such as: higher education, human services leadership, social services, education, government, public safety, health care, and the military.

Graduates of this online program will have developed skills in areas of advanced theory and research, critical thinking, and principles of leadership.

All applicants must have a Master's degree (or its foreign equivalent) from a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution and a graduate GPA of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or its equivalent from an international institution.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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