Expand your opportunities and enhance the performance of organizations by gaining the knowledge and skills needed to teach, consult, lead, practice and conduct research in the field of human resource management. Building on a comprehensive core curriculum of leadership, research, strategy, and ethics, this online doctoral program focuses on diverse demographic and cultural perspectives, the influence of new technologies on the workplace, and the impact of the dynamic external work environment on human resource management practices. Gain an international perspective that can enable you to integrate theory and practice in addressing global workforce issues. Explore the influence of multidisciplinary theories on current human resource management practices to construct a foundation that you can apply to your own business or research. Evaluate research and best practices that foster an innovative workplace and attract, develop, and retain top talent in organizations.
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.
Online courseroom discussions, specially designed networking sites, and face-to-face weekend residencies provide ongoing opportunities to build professional relationships and share knowledge with other business leaders around the country. A prescribed course sequence, built-in dissertation milestones, and supportive mentoring create a clear path toward completing the program in 3 years.
With your DBA in Human Resource Management from Capella, you’ll learn to synthesize multidisciplinary theories that inform and shape theory and practice to attract, develop, and retain a global workforce. Additionally, you’ll be able to synthesize emerging trends and technological influences, evaluate ethical theories and frameworks that guide human resources practices in the 21st century and integrate research and practices into the development of adaptive and innovative global workplace environments.
Common jobs with an online DBA in Human Resource Management include HR consultant, manager, generalist, director, vice president, adjunct or part-time faculty. Potential workplaces include: corporation, manufacturing, land-based or online college or university, government agency or consulting firm.