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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Education - Professional Studies in Education

Capella University



Capella University's online Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Education - Professional Studies in Education degree has been created for those individuals who are looking for an online program that will guide them in developing a complete understanding of education.

Ideal for experienced educators and administrators, this online degree in education builds on the previous knowledge and experience that students have developed, and aids them in researching topics that are interesting or relevant to their current position or career aspirations.

This is an ideal program for any individual who is looking to gain the knowledge that is needed for working in a variety of teaching and training situations.

While in this online doctor of education program, students will earn a Post-Master's Certificate in Enrollment Management (along with a professional Enrollment Management certificate from Noel-Levitz) or a Post-Master's Certificate in College Teaching.

This online education program offers those postsecondary faculty or K-12 masters teachers, who are looking to take on consulting or leadership positions, an opportunity to develop the skills that are needed for teaching in areas such as:

  • Higher education
  • Business
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Military
  • Health care
  • Government

Graduates of this online teaching degree program will have developed the critical thinking, research, and problem solving skills that are needed for meeting the consistently changing world 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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