At Capella, we give you the tools, knowledge and support to help you
measure and maximize your degree outcomes.
Learning You Can See
In addition to grades and ongoing feedback from your instructors,
you will be able to visualize your progress in each of your courses.
Use this one-of-a-kind tool to know where you stand after each
assignment and see where you might need extra help in your courses.
Your Degree Outcomes
This degree is aligned with external
professional standards to help you obtain the relevant expertise
to advance your career. Becoming proficient in these outcomes will
allow you to meet the demands of your field.
By the successful completion of your degree program, you will have
gained the following skills and knowledge:
- Have content expertise in the subject matter or discipline
within your profession as a teacher, administrator, counselor, or
- Understand concepts, theories, and
research about effective teaching and learning and the interaction
of subject matter and pedagogy; uses multiple strategies to help
students learn subject matter.
- Understand the context of
schools, education, and learning; design and deliver
assessment-driven standards-based curriculum, instruction, training,
or administrative practices.
- Use data, especially about
students, to plan instructional, administrative, counseling, or
consultative strategies and activities.
- Use information
technology effectively to improve learning, productivity, and
- Have the knowledge, skills, and
dispositions to work successfully with diverse students, their
families, and professionals who differ in ethnicity, race,
socioeconomic status, gender, exceptionalities, language, religion,
sexual orientation, and geography
- Assess and document that
your professional activities as a teacher, administrator, counselor,
or school psychologist have a positive impact on P-12 students.
- As a practitioner-scholar, apply current theory, research, and
best practice to improve your professional practice as a teacher,
administrator, counselor, or school psychologist.
- As a
scholar-practitioner, conduct field-based research to advance and
improve your professional practice as a teacher, administrator,
counselor, or school psychologist.
- Write and speak clearly;
communicate effectively with students, their families, and other
professionals in ways appropriate to purpose and content.
- Engage in critical thinking, analysis, and problem solving that
reflect scholarly intellectual standards and incorporate sound
- Engage in reflective practice that leads to
continuous professional growth and improvement.
successfully with families, other professionals, and community
members to mobilize resources for both students and your own
- Have professional attitudes, values,
and beliefs that support student learning and development.
- Demonstrate the vision and skills necessary to lead and manage
classrooms and schools as complex, adaptive systems in a changing
View the full learning and career outcomes report for this program