Capella University

EdD - Teacher Leader in Digital Transformation


225 South 6th Street, 9th Floor

Minneapolis, MN 55402

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

EdD - Teacher Leader in Digital Transformation

Format: Online

Program Description:

This program is not designed for teacher certification, licensure or endorsement.

Capella University’s online EdD specialization, Teacher Leader in Digital Transformation, reinforces your background with technology and guides the development of strategies for classroom or digital technology integration.

This degree option, part of Capella’s varied offerings in education innovation and technology, focuses on effective approaches to incorporate technology into your classroom, school, and district environments. This EdD program offers a specialization that helps you find the balance of technology and education innovation leadership to meet your career goals. Capella’s comprehensive approach will guide you through this applied research doctorate, preparing you with the critical skills you need to become a technology leader in K-12.

This program is designed around the Teacher Leader Model Standards, the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Standards for Teachers, the Association of Teacher Educators Standards for Teacher Educators, and the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) standards.

An EdD specializing in Teacher Leader in Digital Transformation from Capella can help position you for success in this growing field. Your in-depth understanding of the methods and applications of technology within an educational context will further your standing as a teacher leader. The knowledge you gain from the capstone experience will offer unique skills based on practical application of the knowledge you obtain in this program.

Graduates with an advanced degree in K-12 studies can look forward to career opportunities in a variety of roles, such as school technology coaches, teachers and leaders within school districts, assessment and measurement directors, superintendents, reading and literacy department specialists, and staff in local or state education agencies.

Capella Education Company was named one of Forbes magazine’s “100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America” for 2014 (Forbes, 2014).


Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Higher Learning Commission:, 800.621.7440 Capella University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402, 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552),

Facts & Figures

Classification: Specialized Institution—Other

Loans Offered: Capella participates in Federal financial aid programs including the Federal Pell Grant Program and Federal Stafford Loan Program. Capella is also eligible to certify Veterans Educational Benefits and can provide info on other non-federal loan programs.

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