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If helping students succeed is your passion, Capella University’s online Master of Education (MEd) program can offer you the tools to achieve your goals.

Our curriculum focuses on providing the key skills to help you become a master educator, directing your teaching passion to engage and inspire students to succeed in the classroom.

Through a series of foundational courses, Capella’s online MEd is designed to teach the core skills educators need to teach in a 21st-century classroom.

  • Select courses to personalize your studies, developing the skills and knowledge most relevant to your role and goals as an educator.
  • Use prior learning to potentially save time and money: You may be able to transfer up to 20 credits*—more than 40% of your degree program.
  • Take advantage of our free, self-paced professional development courses. Demonstrate your mastery of those courses to move toward an MEd from Capella by applying for graduate credit with an additional project, paying only $50 per credit, which may save you time and money.

*Transfer credit eligibility subject to Capella University review and approval.

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

Degree Outcomes

The Master of Education (MEd) in Teaching and Learning program is for educators seeking to become master teachers and educational innovators in their schools and districts. The program is designed to provide learners with 21st-century knowledge and skills that deepen their understanding of how curriculum and assessment innovations, teaching methods, technology integration, and cultural competency foster and improve student learning. Through rigorous and relevant curriculum, teachers can apply their learning in their daily classrooms, creating immediate impact for their students, classrooms, and schools. Discover specifically what you'll learn—and how you can apply it.

View full learning and career outcomes report for this program at

Career Outcomes

Common jobs with an online Master of Education include K–12 teacher, school curriculum coach, K–12 vocational teacher, instructional coordinator, K–12 alternative school teacher or educational consultant. Potential workplaces include: K–12 public or private schools, alternative schools, charter schools, or a state education department.

These examples are intended to serve as a general guide. Many factors determine what position an individual may attain, and Capella can't guarantee a graduate will secure any specific job title.

This program does not lead to license, endorsement, or other professional credential. For more information, see the licensure section for this program on Capella’s website. Teachers are advised to contact their school district to determine whether a program may qualify for salary advancement.