You’ll be provided the tools to lead and manage reading and literacy
programs and operations.
Use an array of instructional practices, approaches, methods, and
materials to lead reading and writing instruction initiatives.
Use a variety of assessment tools and practices to evaluate effective
Create an environment that fosters reading and writing by integrating
your knowledge, practices, and assessments.
Promote professional development as a career-long effort and
Possess the knowledge, skills, and spirit to work successfully with
diverse learners, their families, and other professionals.
Our faculty guides you as you build applied research and writing
skills and gain expertise and leadership in your profession.
In lieu of a dissertation, Capella’s doctoral capstone allows you to
use action research to solve a problem in your field.
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.
Our online EdD, Reading and Literacy curriculum focuses on
foundational theories and practices in reading and literacy and how it
all relates to topics like working with diverse populations,
conducting research, and leading others.
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|
|EDD8208||Leading and Managing Literacy Programs|
|EDD8212||Grant Writing and Policy for Reading and Literacy Programs|
|EDD8224||Program Improvement in Reading and Literacy|
|EDD8204||Reading and Literacy Assessment and Evaluation|
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, Reading and Literacy 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.