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EDS Education Specialist Curriculum and Instruction specialization


The continuing emphasis on educational quality and accountability has created a high demand for educators with specialized skills in curriculum and instruction. Capella University's online Education Degree Specialist (EdS) in Curriculum & Instruction program prepares you to increase student achievement.

This program is part of Capella's Professional Education Unit, which has been accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). Designed around national teaching and licensure standards, this program is intended for educators and administrators who have completed a master's program and want to gain additional knowledge and increase their career options.

To learn more about this degree program, request more information and we will match you with an enrollment counselor who specializes in your area of study.

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Degree Outcomes

With your EdS in Curriculum and Instruction from Capella, you'll develop curricula reflecting the local philosophy and mission, professional research, current trends and community and societal needs. You'll also instruct, design and assess learning, and collaborate for the improvement of curriculum and instruction. Discover specifically what you'll learn — and how you can apply it.

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Career Outcomes

Common jobs with an online EdS in Curriculum and Instruction include adjunct, part-time or full-time faculty, curriculum specialist, director of assessment, director of instruction, district curriculum director, P–12 teacher or program administrator. Potential workplaces include: adult education program, alternative school, charter school, community or technical college, continuing education program, land-based or online college or university, P–12 public/private school or school district office.