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Help your organization develop a shared vision of learning.
Lead the development of a culture of learning and manage effective
Collaborate and communicate effectively with multiple
Lead in the field of education in an ethical manner.
Apply self-management skills to the completion of required paperwork,
assignments, activities, clinical hours.
Advance the field of education through your influence.
Our PhD in Education, Leadership in Educational Administration
program is designed to remove roadblocks for you and demystify the
dissertation process. This unique approach centers on supporting you
in three ways: through program structure, a dedicated faculty and
support team, and online resources. To help generate momentum toward
graduation, you’ll begin your dissertation early in the program. Our
faculty, support team, and online resources will help guide you every
step of the way.
This specialization is state-approved, a requirement for principal or
superintendent licensure in many states.
This specialization is nationally recognized by the Educational Leadership Constituents Council (ELCC).
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, Leadership in Educational Administration
curriculum focuses on the research, leadership, management, and
problem-solving skills needed for principals and superintendents in
today’s competitive K-12 environment. The program includes dissertation research seminars which allow you to
get an early start on your dissertation.
|Course Number||Course Title|
|ED7820||Principles of Educational Administration|
|ED7541||Teacher Supervision and Evaluation|
|ED7822||The Funding of Educational Institutions|
|ED7014||Leading Diverse Schools|
Choose this emphasis if you’re interested in preparing to be a school principal who can provide vision, guidance, and oversight within a school.
Prepare for leadership as a superintendent by evaluating the cultural, social, economic, political, and legal contexts of district leadership.
Want to advance in K-12 education? Consider a degree that connects with these specializations and career paths.
Compare advanced degree options for K-12 educators, including Doctor of Education and Education Specialist degrees.
Here are just some of the career options you could explore with our online leadership in educational administration doctoral 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.