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Capella University’s online EdD specialization, Teacher Leader in Digital Transformation, reinforces your background with technology and guides the development of strategies for classroom or digital technology integration.

This degree option, part of Capella’s varied offerings in education innovation and technology, focuses on effective approaches to incorporate technology into your classroom, school, and district environments. This EdD program helps you find the balance of technology and education innovation leadership to meet your career goals. Capella’s comprehensive approach will guide you through this applied research doctorate, preparing you with the critical skills you need to become a technology leader in K–12.

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.


Degree Outcomes

An EdD specializing in Teacher Leader in Digital Transformation from Capella can help position you for success in this growing field. Your in-depth understanding of the methods and applications of technology within an educational context will further your standing as a teacher leader. The knowledge you gain from the capstone experience will offer 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.

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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 K-12 studies can look forward to career opportunities in a variety of roles, such as school technology 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.