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Doctoral Programs in Technology School of Business and Technology Capella University

  • Minneapolis, MN
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 76%24%
    student ratio
  • Not Reported
    total students
  • $11,880 | $11,880
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Not Reported
    fall application deadline
  • Not Reported
    acceptance rate
  • 6 Degrees
    degrees offered

Overview

Capella University -- A Top Online University

Capella is an accredited university, a vibrant community of learners, and a faculty of committed and engaging instructors. Through its online campus and course rooms, Capella provides exceptional higher education to adult learners throughout the United States and across the globe.

Dr. Harold Abel and Stephen Shank founded Capella University in 1993. Since that time, it has been Capella's mission to extend access to high quality doctoral, master's, bachelor's, and certificate programs for adults who seek to maximize their personal and professional potential. The online, competency-based programs deliver core skills that are immediately applicable and professionally relevant.

Capella University's competency-based curriculum is built with input from employers and alignment to industry association standards. Capella delivers the instructions to help students develop the skills needed to succeed in their fields. This unique approach delivers learning outcomes that lead to superior career outcomes.

Online learning is flexible -- students can work on their courses at times and places that fit their lives -- but they should expect to be engaged, inspired, and challenged. At Capella, students will use the online campus and their courserooms to connect and engage with course materials, their classmates, instructors, and more.

Capella is owned by the publicly traded Capella Education Company, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).

Online Doctor of Philosophy in Information Technology Degree Programs

Capella University offers both a technology-based online PhD program and a management-based online PhD program to help IT professionals advance their careers, pursue consulting opportunities, or seek teaching positions. The PhD in IT program delivers advanced information technology principles and will help students develop scholarly writing and research skills, culminating in a dissertation that expands the field of IT. Specializations include "General Information Technology," "Information Assurance and Security," "Information Technology Education," "Information Technology Management," and "Project Management." The PhD in Organization and Management provides a foundation in business management and offers specializations in "Information Technology Management" and "Project Management."

PhD - General Information Technology

Students can prepare themselves for leadership in the fast-growing field of information technology, while adding to the body of knowledge in the IT discipline through their own doctoral research. This online General Information Technology PhD specialization provides busy IT professionals the opportunity to design doctoral programs to meet specific interests and career goals. Students can choose course work in particular IT disciplines, such as information security or network architecture and design, or focus on IT within a specific industry, while also developing advanced research and scholarly writing capabilities. People who choose this specialization are often pursuing leadership, research, consulting, or higher education faculty member positions in the field of information technology.

As doctoral learners, students will attend 3 5-day colloquia at specific stages in the program, in addition to their online courses. These energizing residencies provide them with insights and knowledge that will be valuable during their doctoral studies and beyond.

PhD - Information Assurance and Security

Data and system security have become critical concerns in nearly every industry and government sector, creating a demand for high-level information assurance and security expertise. This Information Security PhD specialization provides opportunities for advanced skill development and doctoral research in such topics as information confidentiality, integrity, governance, compliance, and risk management. People who choose this specialization are often pursuing senior leadership, consulting, or faculty member positions in information security within military, government, education, and private sectors.

As doctoral learners, students will attend 3 5-day colloquia at specific stages in the program, in addition to their online courses. These energizing residencies provide them with insights and knowledge that will be valuable during their doctoral studies and beyond.

PhD - Information Technology Education

The fast-growing field of postsecondary teaching is projected to create the most new jobs of any doctoral-level occupation. The need is particularly acute in popular, fast-growing fields of study, such as information technology. Students can position themselves to take advantage of these opportunities through this online PhD in IT specialization in Information Technology Education. The specialization combines in-depth analysis, critical thinking, research, and scholarly writing with skill development in advanced teaching techniques and curriculum design. Specialization outcomes were reviewed by faculty members participating in the Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group for Information Technology Education (SIGITE). As part of this specialization, each student may apply for and receive a Post-Master's Certificate in College Teaching from Capella, as well as their PhDs. People who choose this specialization are often postsecondary IT instructors seeking advancement, or IT professionals who want to teach or consult.

PhD - Information Technology Project Management

Project managers play an increasingly strategic role within their companies and are being recognized as "leadership track" employees. This IT-focused Project Management doctoral specialization offers the opportunity to develop the advanced IT, project management, and business knowledge of a leader. The specialization is also designed to help students develop solid research skills, culminating in dissertations that advance the body of knowledge in this field. People who choose this specialization are often pursuing leadership, consulting, or faculty member positions in IT project management.

As doctoral learners, students will attend 3 5-day colloquia at specific stages in the program, in addition to their online courses. These energizing residencies provide students with insights and knowledge that will be valuable during their doctoral studies and beyond.

Financial Aid

Capella participates in several federal financial aid programs including the Federal Pell Grant Program and Federal Stafford Loan Program. Capella is also eligible to certify Veterans Educational Benefits and can provide information on other non-federal loan programs.

Capella-funded scholarships are also available in select disciplines, such as the Robert C. Ford Human Services Scholarship and the Helene Krivosha Scholarship for education students. There are also external scholarships offered specifically to Capella students, such as the Go the Distance Scholarship.

To discuss financial aid options, interested individuals should please contact one of the enrollment counselors at 1.888.227.3552.


Location & Contact

Doctoral Programs in Technology

School of Business and Technology
Capella University

225 South 6th Street, 9th Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55402
United States

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Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Global Operations And Supply Chain Management Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)
    • Information Technology Management Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • General Information Technology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Information Assurance And Security Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Information Technology Education Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Not reported
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Not reported
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
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    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$11,880
    • Out-of-state tuition *$11,880
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableNot Reported

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total FacultyNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Female Percentage-2147483548%
    • Male Percentage-2147483648%

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