Discover the tools for communicating effectively in adult learning
Find the skills to guide educators as they face challenges,
innovations, and opportunities.
Know the right balance of material and personnel resources for
supporting higher education organizations.
Gain the skills necessary for leading people and organizations
devoted to adult learning.
Lead academic excellence and promote diversity, equity, and
globalization for all adult learners.
Empower adult learners by engaging them with innovative instruction
and current technology.
Our PhD in Education, Leadership for Higher Education 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
This program incorporates recognized, professional standards in the
higher education field, adding to your learning experience.
Develop advanced skills in critical thinking, problem-solving, and research to help you grow as a scholar-practitioner.
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.
Our online PhD in Education, Leadership for Higher Education
coursework emphasizes leadership theories and models; higher education
history, politics, law, assessment, funding and financing, human
resource management and administration; and the future of teaching and
learning. The program includes dissertation research seminars which allow you to
get an early start on your dissertation.
|Course Number||Course Title|
|ED7818||The Future of Teaching and Learning: Issues for the Educational Leader|
|ED7834||Higher Education and the Law|
|ED8447||Advanced Funding and Managing Education Enterprises|
|ED7540||Leadership in Higher Education|
Here are just some of the career options you could explore with our
online PhD in Education, Leadership for Higher Education 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.