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EdD - Teacher Leader in Digital Transformation

Capella University's Doctor of Education (EdD) with a specialization in Teacher Leader in Digital Transformation program provides students with the opportunity to build advanced skills and knowledge in educational technologies. Read more about this online doctorate program here.

Official Program Name:

Doctor of Education with a specialization in Teacher Leader in Digital Transformation

School Offering Program:

Capella University

Degree Level:


Program Prerequisites:

Aspiring students should have earned a master's degree and might have teaching experience in a public or private school. Strong computer, analytical, and decision-making skills could prove beneficial. Applicants to Capella University should have a high school diploma or equivalent; some programs may have additional requirements.

Program Description:

From collaborative practices to personalized learning strategies, Capella University's Doctor of Education with a specialization in Teacher Leader in Digital Transformation is designed to explore various applications and uses of technology in the field of education. Course topics are likely to include technology integration, technology for instructional improvement, personalized lesson and assessment development, and instructional technology for enhanced teacher effectiveness and student learning. Students could also learn strategies for using technology to engage students, digital learning development, and learning designs using information and communication technologies. The program also includes the opportunity to complete research projects, a specialization-aligned project, and a showcase portfolio.

Learning Format:


Program Length:

64 credits.

Financial Aid Available:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact Capella University's financial aid office for more information.

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Required Courses for a Doctor of Education (EdD) with a specialization in Teacher Leader in Digital Transformation:

The total of 64 credits needed to earn this degree reflects 52 credits in required courses and a 12-credit capstone. Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Capella University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Required Courses (64 credits)

  • Advanced Studies in Education: Theory, Practice, and Purpose
  • Leadership Principles in Technology Integration, Innovation, and School Improvement
  • Action Research for School Practitioners
  • Developing a Collaborative Culture in the Digital Age
  • Using Technology for Instructional Improvement: Research, Data, and Best Practices
  • Leadership Development in the Digital Age
  • Transformational Thinking to Meet 21st-Century Skills
  • Current Trends in Personalized Learning and the One-to-One Environment
  • Technology to Enhance Innovative Teaching and Improve Learning
  • Doctoral Capstone (minimum of two times)

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

Once they have successfully met all of the requirements to earn the EdD degree in Teacher Leader in Digital Transformation, graduates could be prepared for administrative roles in the design, implementation, and troubleshooting of educational technologies. They might seek these roles in public or private elementary, middle, or high schools in addition to colleges and universities. They could also work in virtual educational settings or professional development organizations.

Some careers that graduates might pursue include:

  • Education consultant
  • Director or personalized learning
  • Education technology specialist
  • Supervisor of instructional technology

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