Develop advanced, innovative skills needed to optimize performance
and maintain high levels of efficiency.
Select and design interventions that can help improve performance and
increase workforce efficacy.
Implement human performance interventions that can help improve
workflow and support efficient processes.
Evaluate the effectiveness of current human improvement interventions
and establish goals for success.
Lead performance improvement processes and initiatives using critical
thinking, research, and problem-solving.
As part of this program, you can also earn two Post-Master's
Certificates, including one in Performance Improvement Leadership,
In lieu of a dissertation, Capella’s doctoral capstone allows you to
use action research to solve a problem in your field.
This EdD specialization offers an opportunity for valuable
certification in ROI Methodology™ from the ROI Institute™.
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.
Throughout our EdD, Performance Improvement Leadership program, you’ll broaden and deepen your understanding of strategic and tactical issues that are important to the success of any performance improvement intervention.
Our doctoral curriculum is designed to give you dedicated support
early in your program—so you can be confident in the steps to
completing your degree.
For the culminating project of your doctoral degree, you’ll be paired with a knowledgeable mentor to help you along the way.
Develop your project, write your findings, and demonstrate your use of evidence to improve outcomes or resolve a gap in the field.
|Course Number||Course Title|
|EDD8360||Introduction to Human Performance Improvement Systems|
|EDD8362||Human Performance Improvement Needs Assessment: Models and Procedures|
|EDD8364||Designing, Delivering, and Evaluating Human Performance Improvement Interventions|
|EDD8366||Return on Investment of Human Performance Improvement Interventions|
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
Our distinguished faculty members hold top credentials in their
fields. They’re here to teach the knowledge and skills you’ll need,
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
Here are just some of the career options you could explore with our
online EdD in Performance Improvement Leadership degree.
*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.