- School: Capella University
- Degree: PhD
- Subject: Educational Administration
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In the PhD in Education specializing in Leadership in Education Administration program, the course research and work helps students in developing the necessary problem solving and leadership skills, which give them the necessary tools to become successful, innovative, confident administrative leaders. Once a student completes the one hundred and twenty hours credit program, they are eligible for superintendent licensure and principal licensure as defined by the requirements of their home state.
Some specializations in the leadership in educational administration field include education and the law, funding of educational institutions, principles of educational administration and many others. This specialized study area is for professionals wanting to advance their career in educational evaluation, management, and administration. Student's career goals and options, with a degree in leadership in education, include central office administrators, school board chairpersons, educational consultants, academic deans, vice principals, professors, admissions counselors and principals.