Ph.D. Online

Management - Human Resources Management

Walden University

36 months
15466 USD/year
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Whether you seek to share your expertise as an educator, a consultant, or a business leader, the ACBSP-accredited Ph.D. from Walden University can help you gain the skills you need to reach your professional goals.


Examine the influence of management on employees and organizations and learn theories, concepts, and techniques for more effective decision making. 

Through a choice of specializations, you can prepare to meet the continuing challenges and opportunities that exist within your profession while conducting original research in an area that complements your interests.

Specializations (in addition to the General Program)

  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • Information Systems Management
  • Leadership and Organizational Change
  • Self-Designed


Walden University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission.

Accreditation validates that a university and its programs are rigorous and offer relevant content. Walden University’s accreditation means:

  • The quality of the institution and its programs are continually reassessed and improved.
  • Credits earned are easier to transfer than credits earned at non-accredited institutions.
  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

When evaluating credentials, employers and universities often look for applicants who earned a degree from an accredited university.

Programme Structure

Walden’s flexibility and support put your education within reach. You will benefit from a comprehensive online learning experience that includes:

  • Convenient start dates throughout the year.
  • Orientation that prepares you for success in an online environment.
  • Ability to complete coursework when and where it is convenient for you.
  • Access to courses and materials on your smartphone or tablet.
  • Multimedia resources designed to augment student learning: videos, case studies, simulations, articles, journals, and discussion topics.
  • A global online community of faculty, students, and alumni.

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


84 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Walden University's admission requirements vary by program and degree level.
  • Walden enrollment advisors are available to help you with every step of the online application process, from deciding which program is right for you to applying for financial aid.
  • Enrollment advisors can also explain Walden's transfer of credit policy for past educational experience.

Tuition Fee

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    15466 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 46400 USD for the full programme during 36 months.
  • Tuition-Coursework - $46,400
    • Tuition-Doctoral Study/Project - $14,500–$87,000


Paying for your education can be a challenge, but Walden helps you identify the many funding options that are available to you, including scholarships, grants, and federal and private loans. You can also check with your employer to see if they offer tuition reimbursement for your courses. A Walden enrollment advisor can help you determine which funding options are available to you. Additionally, you can save time and money by transferring credits earned previously.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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