Capella University

PhD - Leadership

Enhance your ability to manage and lead in today's fast-paced, global business environment with this online Leadership PhD specialization. The curriculum offers a strong foundation in key business functions, along with focused leadership courses that allow you to carve your niche as a leadership expert in such areas as global leadership, leadership development, entrepreneurial leadership, and upper-echelon leadership. You will also conduct and apply advanced doctoral research to develop real-world answers to the challenges facing complex, 21st century organizations. People who choose this specialization are often pursuing higher education faculty positions or leadership or consulting positions in a variety of military, government, business, and nonprofit settings.

The residential colloquia experience: As a doctoral learner, you will attend three five-day colloquia at specific stages in your program, in addition to your online courses. These energizing residencies provide you with insights and knowledge that will be valuable during your doctoral studies and beyond.


Capella University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA), 30 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2504, (312) 263-0456.

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