This badge is issued in recognition of the individual’s completion of an advanced graduate study. Learners in PhD programs who qualify for this academic badge have successfully completed their required didactic courses and comprehensive exam and have moved into the dissertation phase of their program. For learners in Professional Doctorate programs, this recognition signifies the completion of their required didactic courses and transition to a dissertation or doctoral capstone.
Application of Theory | Information Literacy | Research Plan | Scholarly Writing
WHAT IT TAKES TO EARN THIS BADGE
Admitted and engaged in a Capella University doctoral degree program
Successfully completed all requirements necessary as outlined for their program by their school. This typically includes completion of core, specialization, and elective courses and other relevant program and residency requirements, including filed work, as specified for that program.
Maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
PhD in Human Services
Social and Community Services