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Personalized Learning Specialization Master of Science in Education Innovation and Technology

School of Education

Customize Learning for Student Success

Everyone learns differently, and you can become an expert at providing individualized learning opportunities for K-12 students. In Capella’s online master’s in education innovation and technology, personalized learning degree program, you’ll use technology to create authentic learning experiences that take student skill levels, interests, strengths, and challenges into consideration. Upon graduation from this program, you’ll have gained  knowledge in using models of problem-based and deeper learning to improve higher-level thinking skills in K-12 students.

At a Glance

  • Online
  • 4 Core Courses
  • 4 Specialization Courses
  • 2 Elective Courses
  • Capstone

Reduce Your Tuition by $3,000

Enroll in a qualified program, apply for a $3K scholarship, and meet the eligibility requirements.

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Classes Start March 4th

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.

$50 Application Fee (waived w/promo WINTER)

What You’ll Learn

Help Students Help Themselves

Create opportunities for student voice, choice, and ownership of their learning.

Use Real Learning Experiences

Connect to students’ prior knowledge, extend their thinking, and challenge them to exceed their targets.

Understand Individual Styles

Differentiate instruction to meet individual skill levels, interests, strengths and challenges.

Harness Universal Design

Use universal design principles to design instructional plans and experiences.

Leverage Formative Assessment

Use formative assessment to determine how students’ prior knowledge can be accessed and put into lesson plans.

Elevate Student Learning

Employ problem-based-learning and deeper-learning strategies to improve students’ critical thinking skills.

Program Features

Our program offers additional benefits you might be interested in.

Free Professional Development

Earn clock hours for free and apply that learning to earn graduate credit that you could apply toward your master's degree.


This program’s focus on technology in a K-12 setting teaches you to guide curriculum with tools, platforms, and software.

Professionally Aligned

Our curriculum is designed using national best-practice standards, including those of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE).

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 original learning format offers extra structure for those who want it. We'll set the schedule, you meet 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
$440 per credit, 46 total quarter credits, 12 max transfer credits

*This is only an estimate, using general program pricing, and it does not include fees (including application and resource kit fees).  Your price may be higher or lower depending on your specialization, transfer credits, and tuition discounts. If transfer credits are allowed in this offering, the prices above show what you would pay if you brought in the average number of transfer credits and the price if you brought in 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

Depending on the program and school, you may be able to apply transfer credits to your Capella education.


These need-based federal education funds never need to be repaid.

Federal Work Study

This program, sponsored by the U.S. government, provides part-time jobs to reduce your loan debt amounts. An enrollment counselor can tell you more.

Accredited & Recognized

Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Accreditation and recognitions provide the assurance we meet standards for quality of faculty, curriculum, learner services, and fiscal stability. See all of our accreditations and recognitions

Sample Courses

The MS in Education Innovation and Technology, Personalized Learning curriculum focuses on differentiated instruction, formative assessment, and Universal Design for Learning.

Some of the courses you will take:

Course Number Course Title
EDT5140 Personalized Learning: Instruction and Assessment
EDT5144 Using Data to Personalize Instruction
EDT5142 Adaptive Instruction and Assessment
EDT5125 Integrating Technology to Enhance Learning

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 experts will set you up for success. They’ll help you find the right degree and program, and answer all your questions about Capella.

FlexPath Coaches

Coaches guide and cheer you on as you move from enrollment to graduation. They help you understand your program, answer questions, and offer encouragement.


Our courses are taught by distinguished faculty members who hold top credentials and have hands-on expertise in their fields. They know what you need to know today.

Writing Support

Sharpen your writing skills with our free tutoring services and other resources.

Relevant Blog Posts

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EdTech Professional Development Offers Direct Application for Teachers

Educators have access to free professional development courses from Capella. This teacher found them invaluable.

5 Reasons to Incorporate Technology into Your Classroom

Find out how technology engages active learners, facilitates collaboration, and helps teachers succeed.

Move Forward in Your Career

Here are just some of the career options you could explore with our master's in education innovation and technology, personalized learning degree.

Related Job Titles to Explore*

  • Personalized learning specialist
  • Content management specialist
  • K-12 teacher
  • K-12 lead teacher
  • Education consultant
  • Learning support specialist
  • Learning specialist/coach

Related Employment Settings to Explore

  • K-12 public schools
  • K-12 private schools
  • K-12 virtual schools
  • School district
  • Charter school
  • Learning center

*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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Is this program close to what you need, but maybe not a perfect fit? The programs below might be interesting. Check them out to find one that suits your academic and professional goals. 

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