As the demand increases for experts in IT and related areas, the pressure is building for more information technology educators who have a doctoral degree.
Meet the demand in this growing field: Capella’s online Doctor of Information Technology (DIT) degree with an IT Education specialization is designed to prepare you for post-secondary teaching in IT. Combining in-depth analysis, critical thinking, research, and scholarly writing with skills development in advanced teaching techniques and curriculum design, this IT Education doctoral degree program can be completed in less than three years, reducing the time and cost of finishing your degree.
From day one of your program, you will:
Develop in-demand critical thinking skills
Master analytical approaches to solve technology problems
Connect each experience to your growth as an IT educator
Learn to communicate effectively as a scholar-practitioner
Everyone who obtains a doctoral degree from Capella is a scholar-practitioner—equipped with a deep understanding of foundational theory and how it applies directly to the current and future needs of their profession, as well as the skills and knowledge to research, teach, consult, and lead.
While a PhD prepares you to perform research or teach, a DIT guides you toward a professional career in a leadership position. A doctoral degree in IT can enhance your position as a leader in your industry.
With a DIT in IT Education from Capella, you’ll gain advanced IT knowledge and skills, and develop solid research, scholarly writing, and advanced teaching abilities.
Common jobs with an online DIT in IT Education include consultant, education leader (professor, department head, dean, etc.), senior technical trainer/instructor, IT curriculum developer or certified trainer.
Capella University cannot guarantee licensure, endorsement, certification, authorization, other professional credentials, job placement or salary advancement. State regulations and professional credential standards vary. It is the learner’s responsibility to understand and comply with requirements for their states and professional associations. For more information on licensure, see the Licensure section on the school’s website. Enrollment restrictions and/or other restrictions may apply to certain programs. Contact Capella University at 1.866.679.9687 for more information.
Learn important information at www.capellaresults.com about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended these programs.
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