EdD – Performance Improvement Leadership
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, address learning gaps and improve the quality of education overall. The skills and knowledge you attain can be used in a variety of settings, from K-12 to corporate. You’ll work closely with Capella faculty as you complete a capstone project. This specialty in Performance Improvement Leadership hones the practice of evaluating human performance of educators and administrators and how to establish benchmarks for their success. Coursework in this online EdD likely involves:

  • Needs Assessment: Models and Procedures
  • Designing, Delivering, and Managing Human Performance Improvement Interventions
  • Implementing and Sustaining Organizational Change
  • Evaluation of Human Performance Improvement Interventions

% 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.