Become an informed decision-maker and lead schools using administrative innovation with this online PhD from Capella. This program fuses specialized coursework, residencies and a dissertation to prepare you to guide education from an administrative perspective at the local, district or state level. A dedicated faculty and trove of online resources will support your efforts in your dissertation, which is built into the program platform from the beginning. You can use the skills and knowledge you acquire in this online Leadership in Educational Administration doctorate to seek licensure as a principal or superintendent as well. Likely coursework you’ll encounter includes:
- Principles of Educational Administration
- Teacher Supervision and Evaluation
- The Funding of Educational Institutions
- Leading Diverse Schools
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationMaster Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official College Transcript(s)
- Students will attend three four-day residencies.
Capella University's Educator Preparation Provider (EPP) is accredited based on the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) Standards through 2024.