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.
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.
Military service members and their spouses could be eligible for a
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
Allows you to work extensively on your dissertation topic,
methodology, literature review, and research plan from the beginning
of your program.
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|
|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|
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,
A doctoral degree takes special effort. It's why we offer expert
support at every step to keep you moving forward toward your
For this team, it’s more than résumés and interview tips. It’s about
thoughtful and strategic career planning—beyond graduation.
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.