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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Human Services - Management of Nonprofit Agencies

Capella University



In the online Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Human Services - Management of Nonprofit Agencies degree program from Capella University, students will develop the knowledge that is needed for meeting the increase demand for individuals who have the variety of skills needed for managing any type of Nonprofit organization.

The growing demand for services, an increase in government oversight, and highly competitive environment for funding has created a niche for individuals who are highly skilled in maneuvering through these areas within the nonprofit field.

Throughout the course of this online human services degree program, students will explore their own nonprofit interests as they work with experts in the field as they develop their knowledge of the contemporary business and social issues that are faced by nonprofit leaders today.

Students in this online Nonprofit Management courses in this program will study a number of topics, including:

  • Workplace diversity
  • Board management
  • Advocacy
  • Fundraising
  • Ethics
  • Program management
  • Resource management

This is an ideal human services degree program for those individuals who are looking to develop the nonprofit skills that are needed for pursuing higher education faculty or leadership positions in nonprofit organizations or are considering starting their own nonprofit organization.

This online nonprofit management degree program is based on the highest of academic standards of doctoral study, and offers students a platform of study that leads to rewarding personal accomplishment.

Upon graduation form this online PhD in nonprofit degree program, students will have develop skills in areas, such as 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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