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Overview

Capella University’s online EdD specialization, Personalized and Competency-Based Instruction, helps you plug your classroom in to current trends and theories in the field of education.

This specialization, part of Capella’s programs in education innovation and technology, focuses on effective ways to integrate technology in a P–12 learning environment, and features a comprehensive capstone experience. Faculty offer personalized support to guide your progress through the doctorate, build your applied research and writing skills, and encourage expertise and leadership in your profession.

This program is part of Capella University’s Professional Education Unit, which is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). 

To learn more about this program, request more information and we will match you with an enrollment counselor who specializes in your area of study.

This program is designed around the Teacher Leader Model Standards, the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Standards for Teachers, the Association of Teacher Educators Standards for Teacher Educators, and the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) standards.

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Degree Outcomes

The EdD in Personalized and Competency Based Instruction from Capella will help you grow as a building or district leader, applying technology decisions based on personalized and competency-based learning and curriculum design. The program is designed to fit your professional experience and career goals as you develop a strong grasp of methods and best practices for using technology in the classroom. Your capstone experience will offer you unique skills based on practical application of the knowledge you obtain in this program.

Discover more about this program and how you can apply what you'll learn.

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

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.

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Career Outcomes

Graduates with an advanced degree in personalized and competency-based instruction can look forward to career opportunities in a variety of roles, such as school or district technology specialists or coaches, teachers and leaders within school districts, assessment and measurement directors, superintendents, reading and literacy department specialists, and staff in local or state education agencies.