Develop curricula that reflect professional research, current trends,
and community and societal needs.
Design, instruct, and assess student learning.
Collaborate with key educational players for the improvement of
curriculum and instruction.
Conduct and evaluate research to enrich curriculum practice and
Lead in the fields of curriculum and instruction.
Build necessary skills in communication and completion of required
paperwork, activities, clinical hours, and alignments.
Capella's doctoral experience is designed to build advanced skills in
critical thinking, problem-solving, and research.
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.
We can accept many transfer credits from regionally accredited
Grants are federal education funds that never need to be paid back.
This program provides part-time jobs to reduce your loan debt
amounts. Talk to an enrollment counselor to learn more.
The online PhD in Education, Curriculum, and Instruction coursework
focuses on research and critical thinking. You’ll dive deep into
advanced theory, the practice and application of curriculum design,
instructional models, and assessment strategies.
Allows you to work extensively on your dissertation topic,
methodology, literature review, and research plan from the beginning
of your program.
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.
During your dissertation, you’ll be matched with an experienced
mentor who will help you stay on track to completing your
|Course Number||Course Title|
|ED8533||Advanced Curriculum Mapping: Reflection and Practice|
|ED8538||Advanced Curriculum and Instruction: Program Evaluation|
|ED8536||Advanced Application of Research for the Improvement of Curriculum and Instruction|
|ED7537||Emerging Technology and Multimedia for Curriculum and Instruction|
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 PhD in Education, Curriculum and Instruction 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.