EdD – Adult Education
Capella University

Program Details

As a professional educator, you can bring about change within your district or school system with the expertise you acquire in Capella’s online EdD. The program is based on applied research to solve organizational problems, improve education outcomes and address learning gaps. You’ll work closely with Capella faculty as you carry out a capstone project. This specialty in Adult Education focuses on developing your skills to work in colleges, universities, nonprofits and other areas where you can set your sights in a leadership position such as a dean, professor or director of training and development. Coursework in this online EdD in Adult Education generally includes:
  • Designing Adult Learning Experiences
  • Leading in Adult Learning Settings and Contexts
  • Adult Education Administration
  • Program Planning and Evaluation for Adult Education

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Capella University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

  • Higher Learning Commission: www.hlcommission.org, 800.621.7440 
  • Capella University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402, 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552), www.capella.edu

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

Capella University's Educator Preparation Provider (EPP) is accredited based on the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) Standards through 2024.