Capella University Online Human Services Degree Programs

PhD in Human Services - General Human Services

This general human services PhD specialization from Capella University has been designed for professionals in a wide variety of human services and health care fields who wish to advance their knowledge and their careers, as well as contribute to the field through doctoral research. The core courses in this program provide an overview of the human services field's most important and current content, including adult development, diversity, strategic planning, and the impact of today’s changing health care industry on human services. A wide range of elective courses provides you the flexibility to choose a specific area of human services, such as counseling, family therapy, public safety, or social services. People who choose this specialization are often pursuing higher education faculty or human service leadership positions in social service, education, government, public safety, health care, and military organizations.