Evaluate relevant theories and best practices in the human behavior
Conduct valid, reliable, and ethical research in the field of social
and behavioral sciences.
Integrate ethical and legal standards into professional practice
within the human behavior field.
Lead the design, development, and evaluation of interdisciplinary
programs and services to address key issues.
Evaluate factors that affect perceptions and responses to social and
behavioral issues and services.
Integrate multicultural awareness and respect for diversity in
professional service in the human behavior field.
Learn the latest in theory and practice from experienced doctoral
faculty who are actively engaged in their professions.
Our competency-based approach allows you to immediately apply new
knowledge to the work you do every day.
Access your learning environment anytime, anywhere, with any device;
set your own schedule while meeting deadlines.
Our original learning format offers extra structure for those who
want it. We'll set the schedule, you meet the deadlines.
Speak with an enrollment counselor to get a personalized cost estimate for what you can expect to pay.
At Capella, we believe your education is an investment in your future. It’s also an investment within your grasp. Your goals are achievable—there are more ways to save than you might think.
Military service members and their spouses could be eligible for a
We can accept many transfer credits from regionally accredited
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The online PhD in Advanced Studies in Human Behavior curriculum
focuses on advanced research and interdisciplinary leadership theory.
You’ll develop programs and dive into issues specific to children,
families, eating disturbances, and addictive behaviors.
Allows you to work extensively on your dissertation topic,
methodology, literature review, and research plan early in your
Our doctoral curriculum is designed to give you dedicated support
early in your program—so you can be confident in the steps to
completing your degree.
During your dissertation, you’ll be matched with an experienced
mentor who will help you stay on track to completing your
|Course Number||Course Title|
|SHB8002||Advanced Research in Adult Human Development and Behavior|
|SHB8101||Interdisciplinary Leadership in Social and Behavioral Sciences|
|SHB8112||Advanced Qualitative Research Methods|
|SHB8551||Advanced Contemporary Issues in Studies in Human Behavior|
|SHB8478||The Family in Social Context|
These folks are superstars. We hear it from our students (and grads).
They’re here to help find a program fit and set you up for
Our distinguished faculty members hold top credentials in their
fields. They’re here to teach the knowledge and skills you’ll need,
A doctoral degree takes special effort. It's why we offer expert
support at every step to keep you moving forward toward your
For this team, it’s more than résumés and interview tips. It’s about
thoughtful and strategic career planning—beyond graduation.
Here are just some of the career options you could explore with our
advanced studies in human behavior doctoral degree.
*These are examples intended to serve as a general guide. Some
positions may prefer or even require previous experience, licensure,
certifications, and/or other designations along with a degree. Because
many factors determine what position an individual may attain, Capella
cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific job title, a
promotion, salary increase, or other career outcome. We encourage you
to research requirements for your job target and career goals.