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General Educational Technology Specialization Master of Science in Education Innovation and Technology

School of Education

Overview

When you design a classroom experience, you have to build in learning activities that engage your students and fire their imaginations. Technology can help—but only if you know how to use the tools you have for the maximum effect. Capella’s master’s programs in Education Innovation and Technology can help you build on what you know and excel in the constantly evolving field of EdTech.

With the General Educational Technology specialization MS in EIT, you build a program that fits your needs, both in the classroom and for your career. Choose electives that will develop your career by helping you grow your strategic approach to classroom technology. Use what you learn to build a collaborative, technology-focused environment in your classroom and school. 

Whether you’re just starting out in the field of EdTech or you have a strong background in technology, this program can help you navigate the landscape of classroom technology and develop instructional strategies that will make a difference for your students.

The general degree is designed to maximize the experience you’ve already earned. You can apply up to 12 graduate-level transfer credits when you enroll in this master’s program.

What is EIT? 

This degree specialization, part of Capella’s offerings in the field of education innovation and technology, assists you in developing a deep understanding in the use of standards, outcomes, and competencies to guide curriculum and instruction decisions with a strong focus on technology and its application in a K-12 setting. A degree or certificate in EIT can help you integrate new learning into your classroom or school, find new ways to engage students with technology, and advance your career as an educational leader.

Degree Outcomes

An MS in Education Innovation and Technology from Capella helps you develop a strong grasp of concepts, theories, and research as they relate to effective teaching and learning. You can personalize your learning experience by choosing elective courses that match your interests and the focus areas of greatest importance to your career. Students who enroll in the MS in EIT, General Educational Technology specialization, can pursue multiple approaches to integrating technology in a powerful, meaningful way. 

Career Outcomes

Graduates with an advanced degree in Education Innovation and Technology can look forward to career opportunities in a variety of roles, such as classroom teachers and teacher leaders, instructional technology specialists, building technology coaches, and professionals in EdTech companies, including curriculum writers and course designers.

Detailed Program Information

Get all the details about cost, courses, requirements, and more.

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Classes Start November 6th

Ready to get started? We’re ready for you. Chat with an enrollment counselor or apply now to take the first step on the journey toward your future. 

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Cost & Learning Format

Online education isn’t one size fits all. We know you’re busy—you need a learning experience tailored to your life, not the other way around. Capella has learning and tuition formats to suit you, however you learn. 

Our online-learning format that guides you along. You pay per credit; we set the deadlines. 

  • Based on the quarter system; 1–3 courses per 10-week quarter
  • 1 semester credit = 1.5 quarter credits
  • Weekly assignments and courseroom discussions
  • Pay for what you take, price varies by courseload or term
$424 per credit, 46 total quarter credits, 12 max transfer credits

*This is only an estimate, using general program pricing. Your price may be higher or lower depending on your specialization, transfer credits, and tuition discounts. The prices above show what you would pay if you brought in the average number of transfer credits or the maximum allowed transfer credits.  

Get the Details

Speak with an enrollment counselor to get a personalized cost estimate for what you can expect to pay.

Ways to Save

At Capella, we believe your education is an investment in your future. It’s also an investment within your grasp. Your goals are achievable–there are more ways to save than you might think. 

Transfer Credits

We can accept many transfer credits from regionally accredited schools. 

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Grants

Grants are federal education funds that never need to be paid back. 

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Federal Work Study

This program provides part-time jobs to reduce your loan debt amounts. Talk to an enrollment counselor to learn more.

Sample Courses

Some of the courses you will take:

Course Number Course Title
EDT5125 Integrating Technology to Enhance Learning
EDT5122 Digital Citizenship and Technology Applications
EDT5140 Personalized Learning: Instruction and Assessment
EDT5132 Authentic Assessments and the Data-Driven Classroom

Faculty & Support

You’re never going it alone at Capella. Our dedicated faculty and support teams are waiting to guide, help, and advise you through every step of your educational journey.

Enrollment Counselors

These folks are superstars. We hear it from our students (and grads). They’re here to help find a program fit and set you up for success.  

Coaches

From enrollment to graduation, coaches help you stay on track. They know your program, answer questions, and cheer you on.

Faculty

Our distinguished faculty holds top credentials in their fields. They’re here to teach the knowledge and skills you’ll need, now. 

Writing Support

These skilled communicators offer free tutoring services and multiple resources to sharpen your writing skills.

Ready for the Next Step?

Learning online doesn't mean going it alone. Help is here. From faculty, coaches, advisors, and more. Plus a supportive community of students who are as passionate about their careers as you are about yours.