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Feel confident integrating effective teaching knowledge and strategies in diverse settings.
Engage in ongoing professional development.
Apply leadership best practices that support positive change in
Apply concepts of diversity, ethics, and critical thinking to solve
Improve learning, productivity, and professional practice with clear
communication and effective technology.
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Choose elective credits to customize your program to meet your
Professional Development Plan
To help you focus on achieving your goals, you can create a professional development plan in your first course. By the end of the program, you’ll have compiled a professional portfolio that demonstrates your accomplishments and proves your understanding of concepts in higher education.
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need a learning experience tailored to your life, not the other way
around. Capella has learning and tuition formats to suit you, however
Our original learning format offers extra structure for those who
want it. We'll set the schedule, you meet the deadlines.
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There are a variety of need-based federal grants available to help pay for tuition and costs.
Part-time jobs sponsored by the U.S. government are available to help you reduce loan debt.
The master's in higher education, integrative studies curriculum
focuses on major theories and strategies to guide decision-making,
foster critical reflection, and improve research skills.
Overview of Higher Education
Learners in this course study the impact of higher education on
individuals and society. Learners also evaluate the history of higher
education; examine the structure and scope of higher education
institutions; and analyze the role of history, policy, and theory on
current and future practices within the field. The course also
includes a review of current higher education literature, issues, and
trends. Learners continue to develop the Capella e-portfolio and
career action plan.
Prerequisite(s): ED5010. Cannot be fulfilled by transfer or
prior learning assessment.
|4 quarter credits|
The Delivery of Distance Education
In this course, learners gain an understanding of current distance
education delivery systems, including print, recorded audio and video,
and Internet technologies. Learners also examine the ways delivery
technologies inform and constrain design decisions.
|4 quarter credits|
Foundations of Higher Education Assessment and Evaluation
This course guides learners through a planning process for developing
and conducting effective learning outcomes assessment in both academic
and non-academic settings in higher education. Learners examine the
background, context, and practice of assessment and evaluation of
student learning. They apply their knowledge to design an assessment
plan that can be implemented at the program, course, department, or
institutional level to promote improvement and accountability.
|4 quarter credits|
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Here are just some of the career options you could explore with our online master's in higher education, integrative studies degree.
*These are examples intended to serve as a general guide. Some
positions may prefer or even require previous experience, licensure,
certifications, and/or other designations along with a degree. Because
many factors determine what position an individual may attain, Capella
cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific job title, a
promotion, salary increase, or other career outcome. We encourage you
to research requirements for your job target and career goals.
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