Gain a deep understanding of subject matter, its place within the
discipline, and its connection to other disciplines.
Use multiple models of instruction, resources, management, and
teaching strategies to meet the needs of and engage a diverse
population of students.
Use data, especially about students, to plan instructional,
administrative, counseling, or consultative strategies and
Apply theory, research, and best practices to improve your practice
as a teacher, administrator, counselor, or school psychologist.
Write and speak clearly to communicate appropriately with students,
their families, and other professionals.
Engage in critical thinking, analysis, and problem-solving that
reflect intellectual standards and incorporate sound reasoning.
Gain advanced skills in critical thinking, problem-solving, and
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, K-12 Studies in Education coursework includes
advanced research, educational philosophy, advanced learning theory,
and K-12 history and politics. Personalize your program with electives
in such areas as adult learning, math, science, leadership, and
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|
|ED7818||The Future of Teaching and Learning: Issues for the Educational Leader|
|ED8515||Advanced Action Research for Teacher-Leaders|
|ED8502||Advanced Learning Theory and Instructional Practice|
|ED7014||Leading Diverse Schools|
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
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Here are just some of the career options you could explore with our
online K-12 studies in education doctoral degree.
*These examples are intended to serve as a general guide. Many factors determine what position an individual may attain, and Capella can’t guarantee a graduate will secure any specific job title.