EdD – Educational Leadership
Capella University

Program Details

You’ll become an innovative leader and informed decision-maker with the skills you acquire in this online EdD at Capella. As a professional educator, you can bring about significant change within your district or school system among other educators, with the expertise you acquire in this program. This online doctorate focuses on Educational Leadership and is centered on applied research in solving organizational problems and leading change to improving educational outcomes. You’ll work closely with Capella faculty as you carry out a capstone project and cover coursework such as:

  • Educational Leadership by Design
  • Leading a Culture of Learning and Inclusion
  • The Future of Educational Leadership
  • Change Leadership in a Learning Organization

% 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.