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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Education - Leadership in Educational Administration

Capella University



The online Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Education - Leadership in Educational Administration degree from Capella University is a research based program that offers students flexible courses that will develop their skills in translating theory into effective and innovative leadership practices.

The faculty of this leadership in education degree have aligned this program with the standards of the Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC) in order to aid students in developing specializations that will help them to strengthen their skills in critical thinking, research, and problem solving.

This educational program also aids students in developing a professional portfolio that will demonstrate their doctoral competencies to both future and current employers.

This is an ideal program for individuals who are looking to gain leadership positions in areas, such as:

  • Principal
  • DirectorSuperintendent
  • Higher education faculty

This online program is continuously updated to maintain consistently with the ever-developing field of education.

All applicants must have a Master's degree (or its foreign equivalent) from a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution and a graduate GPA of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or its equivalent from an international institution.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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