This program is not designed for teacher certification, licensure or endorsement.
Capella University's online Doctor of Education (EDD) in Adult Education program prepares you to provide effective leadership in a variety of adult education settings.
The curriculum is based on current industry knowledge and standards and provides you with the opportunity to strengthen your inquiry, analysis, communication, decision-making, and leadership skills and then use them to address critical, real-world problems.
With your EdD in Adult Education from Capella, you’ll learn to facilitate the learning process for adults, perform scholarly research, and provide vision and direction in adult-serving post-secondary education and community settings. You will also develop curricula reflecting the local philosophy and mission, professional research, current trends, and community and societal needs.
Common jobs with an online EdD in Adult Education include director of assessment, director of instruction, full-time or adjunct faculty, superintendent, provost, distance education specialist or curriculum director. Potential workplaces include: colleges, universities, corporations, non-profit organizations or governmental educational organizations.
For current K-12 professionals interested in extending their education with a graduate degree. Capella University education programs do not lead to initial teacher licensure.
Capella University’s Education Preparation Provider (EPP) unit is accredited based on the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) standards for a period of 8 years, from 10/22/2010 to 12/31/2018.
Capella University’s EPP is eligible for and will seek accreditation based on the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) Standards during fall 2017/spring 2018. CAEP is the single specialized accreditor for educator preparation, and administers NCATE accreditation.
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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