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EdD Degrees

Capella University is an accredited online university dedicated to providing an exceptional, professionally-aligned education. Our degree programs are designed to meet standards established by professional associations and accrediting bodies — so you gain skills and knowledge that are immediately applicable to your career goals.

As a Capella student, you'll benefit from a competency-based curriculum that combines foundational theory with real-world application and through our online campus, as you work with experienced faculty and your classmates in highly interactive course rooms.

Accelerate Your Career with a Doctorate in Education from Capella

Gain the credentials you need to advance your career in the education field and effect change in universities, institutions, schools and businesses. Capella's online doctoral degrees in education include K-12 through higher education specializations. And whether you're on the administrative or teaching side of education, our EdD, EdS and PhD programs are designed to fit your specific career goals.

Education Doctoral Degree Programs

Doctor of Education (EdD)

Education Specialist (EdS)

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)


People with Doctoral degrees in Education from Capella earn an average of $21,000 more per year than people who only hold a Master's degree.

Gainful Employment Salary Project Update, 2011

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