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Build applicable solutions to real-world problems within your own
Create artifacts in your courses and use them as teaching tools in
Access resources such as our EdD Success Pathways tool and support
services to help you succeed throughout your doctoral journey.
Developed around nationally recognized standards, the curriculum is professionally aligned to help you achieve your goals.
Designed to be completed without residencies or other in-person learning experiences, this wholly online program can help you complete your degree as flexibly as possible.
Expand your approach to encouraging a culture of diversity, inclusion, and equity.
With over 25 years of experience in online doctoral education, we understand the unique needs of doctoral students, and have designed our programs to meet those needs. We've structured our programs to help you reach your goals and obtain critical skills—with our expert faculty, support teams, and online resources to help guide you every step of the way.
Elena Kays, PhD, MA, BFA
Dr. Elena Kays is the department chair within the College of Business, Technology, Education, and Public Service Leadership at Capella University. She is an award-winning pioneer in the development of innovative online programs, as well as her own groundbreaking research on emergent online environments. Kays is the recipient of the 2010 Blackboard Catalyst Exemplary Course Award and the NUTN 2010 Distance Education Innovation Award for the Educational Leadership and Management EdD courses.
These folks are superstars. We hear it from our students (and grads).
They’re here to help find a program fit and set you up for
These skilled communicators offer free tutoring services and multiple
resources to sharpen your writing skills.
A doctoral degree takes special effort. It's why we offer expert
support at every step to keep you moving forward toward your
Our original learning format offers extra structure for those who
want it. We'll set the schedule, you meet the deadlines.
Speak with an enrollment counselor to get a personalized cost estimate for what you can expect to pay.
At Capella, we believe your education is an investment in your future. It’s also an investment within your grasp. Your goals are achievable—there are more ways to save than you might think.
Grants are federal education funds that never need to be paid back.
Capella scholarships, available for qualifying students, aren’t need-based and never have to be repaid.
This program provides part-time jobs to reduce your loan debt
amounts. Talk to an enrollment counselor to learn more.
The EdD, Education Leadership and Management coursework covers
finance, human resources, operations, change management,
decision-making, curriculum and instruction improvement processes,
cultural competency, and advocacy. With your doctoral capstone, you'll
effect change with a research project that addresses real-world issues
in lieu of a dissertation.
|Course Number||Course Title|
|EDD8322||Leading and Managing Change|
|EDD8320||Collaboration in Leading and Managing a Culture of Learning|
|EDD8324||Leading and Managing the Application of Organizational Theory|
|EDD8306||Systems and Theories of Organizational Dynamics and Change|
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Once an avid TED talk viewer, Capella EdD graduate Jeffery Huston
became a TEDx presenter, sharing his passion in systems
*These are examples intended to serve as a general guide. Some
positions may prefer or even require previous experience, licensure,
certifications, and/or other designations along with a degree. Because
many factors determine what position an individual may attain, Capella
cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific job title, a
promotion, salary increase, or other career outcome. We encourage you
to research requirements for your job target and career goals.