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EDD Doctor of Education Curriculum and Instruction

Career Outcomes & Job Titles

People likely to be interested in an online educational leadership and management degree include higher education and P–12 administrators who wish to enhance their leadership and managerial abilities as well as higher education faculty and P–12 teachers transitioning to administrative or leadership positions and government, corporate and nonprofit leaders whose organization or position is focused on education.

Source

Twelve of the top 50 employers of Capella alumni are colleges or universities (as reported by CareerBuilder).

Career Builder Alumni Outcomes Data, Q2 2014

Potential Employment Settings

  • Pā€“12 public school
  • Pā€“12 private school
  • Alternative school
  • Charter school
  • School district office
  • State education department
  • Government- local, state, federal
  • For profit curriculum development company
  • Land-based or online college or university
  • Community or technical college
  • Military education
  • Nonprofit organization
  • Adult education program
  • Research and policy organization
  • Continuing education program

Common Job Titles/Positions*

Higher education

  • Curriculum director
  • Curriculum specialist
  • Director of assessment
  • Director of instructional technology
  • Director of instruction
  • Distance education specialist
  • Full-time, adjunct or part-time faculty
  • Superintendent
  • P-12 teacher

*These examples are intended to serve as a general guide. Many factors determine what position an individual may attain and Capella can't guarantee a graduate will secure any specific job title.

†Some positions require licensure and/or other designations. We encourage you to research requirements for your job target and career goals.

School of Education Doctoral Degree Graduates

Data from graduates across all Education doctoral programs have been combined for these Career Outcomes results.

Capella's School of Education doctoral graduates report satisfaction with tasks and responsibilities and salary and benefits. Over 50% of graduates work in higher education; an additional 25% work in P-12 environments.

Satisfaction with Job Doctoral Degree Graduates

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Percentage of respondents who answered "satisfied" or "very satisfied"
Source: Responses to the Alumni Outcomes Survey one year after graduation. The data were collected during Q3 2011 – Q2 2012.


Our School of Education doctoral graduates report receiving salary increases and getting recognition from employers for their Capella degrees. Just over half have presented at a conference or published an article, book or monograph. Over 40% of those surveyed have advanced in their careers.

Improvement in Skills &Abilities Education Doctoral Graduates

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Percentage of respondents who indicated they had accomplished each item
Source: Responses to the Alumni Outcomes Survey one year after graduation. The data were collected during Q3 2011 – Q2 2012.