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School of Education

Heather Welzant, PhD

Dean of Education
A Message from the Dean of Education

The School of Education at Capella University is at the forefront of dramatic advancements in educational technologies and personalized learning environments—increasing diversity of learners and educators, and focusing on workforce development. Because of this, we are uniquely positioned to prepare you for the professional, technological, and intellectual challenges of the 21st century educational environment.

All of the School’s faculty members have earned terminal degrees in their fields. They engage in research and scholarly activities that enhance their fields, inform their teaching practice, and enhance Capella’s reputation among graduate education programs. With a focus on excellence in teaching in the online environment, and deep commitment to every learner’s success, our faculty have helped learner’s earn rewarding career promotions, and enabled leaners to change the trajectories of their institutions and companies.

At the Capella School of Education, graduate learners can truly engage with a committed, strongly-networked community of scholar-practitioners. You are welcome here, you are valued here, and you will prosper here.

Heather Welzant, PhD

Dean of Education

School Mission Statement

The mission of the School of Education is to provide relevant and competency-based learning experiences that have immediate professional impact and that empower learners to distinguish themselves through their contributions to the organizations they serve. School of Education learners prepare for the challenges, opportunities, and demands of contemporary education by engaging in rigorous and relevant programs where learner progress is assessed against recognized, respected professional standards.

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