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Create new theoretical constructs to push IT education knowledge
Study and understand the theories that shape the practice of using
technology in education.
Examine different approaches to improve the use of technology in
education or the education of the IT discipline.
Learn ethical leadership strategies and use best practices and tools
Bring together IT education research and practice and develop of new,
Become a communication, research, writing, and critical thinking
expert in the IT field.
Our PhD in Information Technology, IT 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 way.
During this program, apply for, and receive a Post-Master's
Certificate in College Teaching from Capella, as well as your
Learn from faculty who hold doctorate degrees and have real-world
experience in their field of study.
You’ll have one-on-one learning opportunities and residencies that
provide credits toward your degree and a supportive peer
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.
Active-duty military service members, their spouses, and veterans
could be eligible for a discount.
Many employers and organizations partner with Capella to offer
tuition discounts. Talk to an enrollment counselor to learn
Maximize your courseload – take six or more credits per quarter and
pay just $5,000*.
*Cost of each residency is included in the $5,000 quarterly tuition
maximum; travel, lodging, meals, and other expenses are not included.
Books, supplies, and other fees may apply. Tuition subject to
The online PhD in Information Technology, IT Education curriculum
focuses on expanding your IT knowledge and skills, helping you learn
to develop solid research, scholarly writing, and advanced teaching
abilities. The program includes dissertation research seminars which allow you to
get an early start on your dissertation.
|Course Number||Course Title|
|BMGT8212||Leading Information Technology Strategic Planning in Complex and Global Environments|
|TS8951||Survey of Research Literature in Information Technology Education|
|ED7311||Theory and Methods of Educating Adults|
|ED7712||Classroom Assessment in Education|
Here are just some of the career options you could explore with our
online information technology education 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.