Degree Outcomes Curriculum & Instruction

Doctor of Education

What You'll Learn

At Capella, we give you the tools, knowledge and support to help you measure and maximize your degree outcomes.

Learning You Can See

In addition to grades and ongoing feedback from your instructors, you will be able to visualize your progress in each of your courses.

Use this one-of-a-kind tool to know where you stand after each assignment and see where you might need extra help in your courses.

Competency Map Example

Your Degree Outcomes

This degree is aligned with external professional standards to help you obtain the relevant expertise to advance your career. Becoming proficient in these outcomes will allow you to meet the demands of your field.

By the successful completion of your degree program, you will have gained the following skills and knowledge:

  • Use research skills and evidence-based reasoning to lead action improvement cycles and address problems of practice.
  • Assess complex organizational situations using the concepts and principles of systems thinking.
  • Communicate effectively with varied and diverse audiences.
  • Demonstrate cultural competence, value diverse perspectives, and engage in equitable practices.
  • Apply technology and information literacy skills to professional practice and organizational improvement.
  • Collaborate to lead change and improve practice.
  • Apply reflective practice and critical thinking skills.

View the full learning and career outcomes report for this program at

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