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Reading and Literacy


Doctor of Education

Lead district and adult education efforts to expand students’ minds and help them harness the power of reading. Capella’s online Doctor of Education (EdD), Reading and Literacy degree is designed to prepare you to lead literacy programs and advocate for systemic change in education. You’ll develop the knowledge and skills needed to work with diverse populations as a reading specialist, coach, coordinator, or program supervisor. Plus, learn ways to engage in a research cycle that results in data-informed decisions.

Foundational coursework

Build a solid base for your program with coursework that focuses on research and critical thinking—and prepares you for success as a doctoral student.

Capstone: doctoral project

Your doctoral project provides the opportunity for you to solve a real-world problem in your field.

Classes start November 9

Use the code FALL to waive the $50 application fee

At a Glance

  • Online
  • 16 Core courses
  • Capstone
  • 0 max transfer credits

Front Line Heroes Discount

Enroll in an eligible program and apply for our Front Line Heroes Discount to save 30% on your doctoral degree. This cannot be combined with any other scholarship offer.