Education Doctoral Degree (EdD) Programs
The Capella EDD in Adult Education curriculum reflects the most up-to-date standards and insights into education. The program was designed to hone your inquiry, analysis, communication, decision-making, and leadership abilities. These skills will then be deployed to address critical, real-world problems.
Learn more about earning an online EdD in Adult Education.
Curriculum and Instruction
Successful graduates of Capella's online Doctor of Education (EDD) in Curriculum and Instruction program have gone on to exemplary careers as faculty, superintendent, provost, curriculum director of schools and other leadership roles. This program is designed for teachers and administrators wanting to be in a position to guide the curriculum and implement improvement initiatives focused on increasing student achievement.
Learn more about earning an online EdD in Curriculum and Instruction.
Educational Leadership and Management
Capella University's online doctorate in educational leadership has customarily served those in higher education along with P-12 teachers, as well as those in government, corporate and nonprofit positions looking to take on a leadership role in their organization. With your degree, you'll be able to provide the kinds of skills that affect positive change in schools. Your coursework will cover topics including finance, human resources, operations, change management, decision-making, curriculum and instruction improvement processes, cultural competency, and advocacy.
Learn more about earning an online EdD in Educational Leadership and Management.
Reading and Literacy
Designed around national education standards in the field, this program is one of a select few available online. Among the highlights, the curriculum covers program development and management, assessment and evaluation, data-driven decision-making, and district, state, and national policies that can affect how reading is taught.
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Performance Improvement Leadership
Capella University’s online EdD in Performance Improvement Leadership is designed for experienced career professionals seeking to attain leadership roles within a P-12, higher ed, or corporate environment. This program can help you gain a comprehensive understanding of the strategic and tactical issues to be addressed in performance improvement interventions.
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Teacher Leader in Digital Transformation
Capella’s online EdD specialization, Teacher Leader in Digital Transformation, gives you the tools you need to balance technology and education innovation leadership in your career. You can gain essential skills as you work toward your career goals, using Capella’s comprehensive approach. One of the most innovative and flexible online doctoral programs available, this program can prepare you to make an immediate impact, innovate, and lead in the field of education.
Courses in this program guide you through this applied research doctorate, preparing you with the critical skills you need to become a technology leader in K–12.
Learn more about earning an online EdD with the Teacher Leader in Digital Transformation specialization.
Personalized Competency-Based Instruction
Designed with a focus on current theory and research in curriculum design, Capella University’s innovative online EdD specialization, Personalized and Competency-Based Instruction, supports learning through a competency-based learning approach that harnesses personalized instructional models and assessment strategies. You will focus on increasing student achievement as supported by current research and technology.
Learn more about earning an online EdD in Personalized and Competency-Based Instruction.