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PhD - Information Technology Education

The fast-growing field of postsecondary teaching is projected to create the most new jobs of any doctoral-level occupation. The need is particularly acute in popular, fast-growing fields of study, such as information technology. Position yourself to take advantage of these opportunities through this online PhD in Information Technology Education. The program combines in-depth analysis, critical thinking, research, and scholarly writing with skill development in advanced teaching techniques and curriculum design. Specialization outcomes were reviewed by faculty participating in the Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group for Information Technology Education (SIGITE). As part of this specialization, you may apply for and receive a Post-Master's Certificate in College Teaching from Capella, as well as your PhD.

With your PhD in Information Technology Education from Capella, you'll learn to formulate new theoretical constructs to advance knowledge in the area of information technology, conduct scholarly research, and create new applications for improving practice. Additionally, you'll know how to think critically about information technology problems and solutions, and communicate effectively.

Common jobs with an online PhD in Information Technology Education include faculty member, consultant, information technology curriculum developer, certified trainer or senior technical trainer/ instructor. Potential workplaces include: IT consulting firm, government agency, land-based or online college or university, corporation or training and development organization.

Capella University cannot guarantee licensure, endorsement, certification, authorization, other professional credential or salary advancement. State regulations and professional credential standards vary. It is the learner's responsibility to understand and comply with requirements for their states and professional associations. For more information on licensure, see the Licensure section on the School’s website. Enrollment restrictions and/or other restrictions may apply to certain programs. Contact Capella University for more information.

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AccreditationCapella University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).
RequirementsDoctoral students must have a master's degree from an institution accredited by a U.S. Department of Education-recognized accrediting agency or an internationally recognized institution.
Education LevelDoctorate
LanguageEnglish
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