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The Right Degree for Your Goals

You’ve devoted your career to helping create promising futures through education. Now you can deepen your expertise, learn to effectively integrate technology, and cultivate an environment where students can reach their highest potential.

At Capella, you’ll find flexible, online education degrees, certificate programs, and professional development opportunities designed around professional standards and focused on the skills you need to move your career—and your profession—forward.


Integrate instructional technology into your classroom


Deepen your expertise and create effective learning environments


Master current best practices for growing digital literacy and improving student achievement

Online Education Programs That Fit Your Busy Life

Choose the most direct path to reach your goals faster and more affordably with an innovative online education degree program from Capella. You’ll not only get to your goals sooner, you’ll lower your costs while increasing your earning potential. Make the most out of your educational investment with scholarships and other ways to save.

Transfer Credits to Save Time and Money

Reach your goals faster by transferring credits. Nearly all Capella programs accept transfer credits, with each program specifying the maximum number of transfer credits allowed. Courses will be evaluated against Capella course descriptions and your degree requirements and those courses with significant shared content from regionally accredited or internationally recognized institutions will be applied toward your program.

Professional Development Courses

Build the skills, knowledge, and strategies you need to integrate new educational technology in your classroom. In addition to our degree programs, Capella offers professional development courses that are designed by teachers for teachers and made to work in your time and on your budget. Each course is competency-based and incorporates the theories and practical skills you and your students need.

These courses are designed to teach you the foundations of instructional technologies, and may also be able to help you earn continuing education clock hours or graduate credit at a fraction of the cost. Although the professional development course content is centered on technology integration in the classroom, the clock hours and credit can be applied to all education study areas.

Capella: An Accredited University

Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The Higher Learning Commission is among the 6 regional accrediting bodies recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Regional bodies accredit colleges and universities; national bodies accredit trade and vocational schools.


The Professional Education Unit (PEU) at Capella University is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), This accreditation covers advanced educator preparation programs at Capella University. However, the accreditation does not include individual education courses that the institution offers to P-12 educators for professional development, relicensure, or other purposes.

NCATE is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation to accredit programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional school personnel. NCATE-accredited programs are known for their standards and rigor, which is why graduates of these programs are highly regarded by many school districts, licensing authorities, and teaching professionals.

My time at Capella has advanced my research, but it’s also advanced my business and systems thinking. I was able to take a lot of things that I learned and put them into practice right away.

Brandon Bailey,Capella EdD candidate