Create processes and teaching methods that engage and educate
Perform relevant, high-quality, scholarly research to empirically
investigate ways to solve a real-world problem.
Provide vision and direction in adult-serving post-secondary
education and community settings.
Uphold professional ethical standards and socially responsible
Our curriculum is designed around recognized, professional standards
in the field of higher education.
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.
Coursework in our PhD in Education, Postsecondary, and Adult
Education program focuses on current theory and research in adult
education. It includes instructional models and assessment
strategies—all built around increasing achievement in adult
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|
|ED7314||International and Multicultural Perspectives in Postsecondary and Adult Education|
|ED8446||Curriculum Development and Teaching Strategies for Adult Learning|
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 postsecondary and adult 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.