Capella University Online Education Degree Programs

PhD in Education - K-12 Studies in Education

With this PHD specialization from Capella University, you will create an individualized doctoral program that meets your unique K–12 research interests. Complement core coursework such as advanced research, advanced learning theory, educational philosophy and K–12 history and politics with electives in such areas as adult learning, science, educational leadership, mathematics and virtual school instruction and assessment strategies. All through the program you will build a portfolio that will enable you to demonstrate your doctoral knowledge to current and future employers. People who choose this specialization, which was built around nationally recognized teaching standards, are often licensed K–12 teachers and administrators interested in career advancement, consulting positions, or higher education faculty positions.