Contribute to the enrichment of instructional design and development,
the broader scholarly community, and society through research.
Lead instructional design organizations and work groups.
Implement learnings to lead development of new strategic
instructional design initiatives.
Cultivate ethical behavior in the organization and broader
Curriculum is based on principles set by the International Board of
Standards for Training, Performance and Instruction
In your first course, you’ll create a professional development plan
that can help you stay on track throughout your program.
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 PhD in Education, Instructional Design for Online Learning
balances instructional design with the psychology of learning and
technology. Curriculum emphasizes research and leadership in
instructional design, and development and implementation of
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|
|ED7504||Leadership for Instructional Design|
|ED7496||Advanced Instructional Design|
|ED8829||Research in Instructional Design and Development|
|ED5803||Processes of Instructional Design|
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
Here are just some of the career options you could explore with our
instructional design for online learning 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.