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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 advanced skills to help you become a leading innovator in K-12 education.

Available in both our GuidedPath and FlexPath* formats, Capella’s online MEd is designed to provide you with a personalized program designed around the latest teaching practices, including brain-based learning and growth mindsets.

  • Personalize your pathway: Select courses that are most relevant to your role and goals as an educator—and choose the learning format that can help you get there.
  • Use prior learning to potentially save time and money: You may be able to apply previous coursework toward more than 40% of your degree program**.
  • Apply your learning to your classroom tomorrow: Work through personalized and customizable assignments that can be applied in your classroom right away to help bring your students’ learning experience to a new level.

*The FlexPath option for this program is not currently approved for federal financial aid by the U.S. Department of Education, and is not currently eligible for V.A. education benefits.

**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.

FlexPath: A More Direct Path to Your Degree

FlexPath can help you earn your degree on your own schedule, at your own pace—with the potential to save you time and money. FlexPath self-paced learning allows you to move quickly through subjects you’re more familiar with or more slowly as needed. You’ll develop the same mastery—and earn the same degree—as our GuidedPath learning format, only in a more efficient, more personalized way.

Learn more about FlexPath self-paced learning.

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

Related employment settings to explore

Individuals with an online Master of Education can explore positions such as K-12 teacher, instructional coordinator, educational consultant, and instructional coach. Potential employment settings to explore include K-12 public and private schools, charter schools, state department of education, and educational consulting firms.

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.