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Teaching and Learning Master of Education

School of Education

Admission Requirements

Applicants must provide the following for admission to Capella programs and specializations.

  • Bachelor's degree from an institution accredited by a U.S. Department of Education-recognized accrediting agency or an internationally recognized institution.
  • Your official bachelor's transcripts, minimum grade point average of 2.3 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
  • A $50 nonrefundable application fee. Fee is required to initiate an application for admission and must be paid as part of the application process. The fee covers the cost of transcript requests, transcript evaluation, and other administrative costs.
  • An Experience and Access Acknowledgement Form that verifies understanding of requirements needed to successfully complete coursework.
  • GRE and GMAT are not required for admission.

FlexPath Admission Requirements

Applicants for our FlexPath Self-Paced Learning option must also meet this criterion:

  • The recommended minimum GPA is 3.0, although those with lower GPAs may be considered if providing additional documentation for review.

Step Into FlexPath is an option for those who don't qualify for FlexPath. Start a program in our structured, online format, and then transition into FlexPath upon successful completion of a pre-determined number of courses, at a 3.0 GPA or higher. Talk to an enrollment counselor for more details.

Online Masters in Teaching and Learning | Admission Requirements - Capella University

International Student Requirements

You are considered an international applicant if you completed your highest degree outside of the U.S., regardless of where you currently live. International applications include all U.S. citizens and non-U.S. citizens who have completed their most recent academic coursework, degree, or credential at an institution outside the U.S.

In addition to the above admission requirements, you will need to submit these materials:

  • Minimum scores and acceptable tests for proof of English proficiency
  • Transcript evaluation

Learn more about international student admissions.

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.

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