Capella University

PhD - Management Education (ACBSP-accredited)


225 South 6th Street, 9th Floor

Minneapolis, MN 55402

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

PhD - Management Education (ACBSP-accredited)

Format: Online

Program Description:

Capella University's online Business Management Education program allows you to develop advanced teaching techniques designed to advance your career. Designed for students who wish to become scholars, with the skills and knowledge to teach, consult or lead, this program features a curriculum embedded with leadership theory.

You'll investigate the pivotal role that leadership plays in: managing a classroom, choosing the right learning tools, and developing your educational philosophy.

As part of this specialization, you may apply for and receive a Post-Master's Certificate in College Teaching from Capella, in addition to your PhD.

You'll also have the opportunity to participate in Capella's international experience. This optional trip is designed to provide multinational networking, increased cultural literacy and global operations learning experience.

Furthermore, Capella University has teamed with The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) to offer business students full digital access to the most timely, relevant business news, enhancing your academic experience and giving you a competitive edge in your career.

With your PhD in Management Education from Capella, you'll learn to integrate theory and knowledge of management sciences into viable educational formats. You'll also learn to apply strategies, techniques, and methods of instructional assessment and evaluation to effectively assess learning and improve instruction.

Common jobs with an online PhD in Management Education include consultant, dean or associate dean of a business program, director of academic programs, trainer/training specialist or training director. Potential workplaces include community college, consulting firm, corporation, government, land-based or online college or university, public/private education or nonprofit organization.

Capella Education Company was named one of Forbes magazine’s “100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America” for 2014 (Forbes, 2014).


Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Capella University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402, 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552),

Eligibility Requirements:

Doctoral students must have a master's degree from an institution accredited by a U.S. Department of Education-recognized accrediting agency or an internationally recognized institution.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Specialized Institution—Other

Loans Offered: Capella participates in 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 info on other non-federal loan programs.

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