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.
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.
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|
|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.
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
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.