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Master of Science in Education Program

School of Education

Engage and inspire students

As an educator, you always strive to provide the best education for your students, and at the same time inspire them to lifelong learning. The curriculum in our Master of Science in Education program is designed to help you apply relevant research and practical experience in your career.

Are you looking for FlexPath?

Our self-paced learning format lets you take classes on your terms and on your budget.

Program specializations

Learn more about admissions requirements, costs, and courses for your specialization.

We believe in being transparent about the real cost, time, and value of a Capella degree. Learn more about Capella’s learning outcomes.

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

Why choose Capella?

Free professional development

Capella’s free, self-paced courses can help boost your strategies for integrating technology into the classroom.

Maximize your transfer credits

You may be able to reduce tuition and time to complete your degree with up to 12 transfer credits.

Scholar-practitioner faculty

We have more than 200 faculty members who teach in our P-12 programs, many of whom also teach and work in districts across the country, providing authentic experiences around best practices and innovative ideas.

Relevant blog posts

Whether you’re considering a return to school, exploring new career paths, or seeking ways to improve your job performance, the Capella Blog has relevant articles to support your goals.

Choosing the Right K-12 Master’s in Education for You

There are many degree specializations in K-12 education. So which master’s degree is a match for you?

How K-12 Teachers Are Using Technology in the Classroom

Technology use and integration in education is growing, with many career options in and outside the classroom.

Other programs to explore

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.

MED

Master of Education

Become a master educator through a series of foundational courses—paired with your choice of specialized courses—that teach the advanced skills you need to lead a modern classroom.

MS

MS in Education Innovation and Technology

Impact your classrooms with technology—learn to integrate devices into course plans, teach innovative thinking through technology, and achieve digital transformation.

MS

MS in Higher Education

Become an expert in adult and post-secondary education–focus on learning theory, leadership, administration, education trends, and the needs of diverse learners.

Ready for the next step?

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