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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.

Free Professional Development Courses

Our free professional development courses can help you add instructional technology to your course plans and advance as a leader in EdTech—and you may also be able to earn clock hours for free, or graduate credit from Capella University at a fraction of the cost*.

Each course is designed by teachers for teachers, made to work in your time and on your budget. Use what you learn to build the skills, knowledge, and strategies for integrating new educational technology in your classroom.


*Additional requirements and fees apply when pursuing graduate credit. State regulations vary regarding salary benefits and continuing education. It is the learner’s responsibility to understand and comply with requirements for their state, which may include pre-approval of qualified professional development opportunities.



Capella: An Accredited University

Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The Higher Learning Commission is among the six 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.

Gainful Employment & Learning and Career Outcomes

Investing in a college degree is no small thing. At Capella, we’re proud to share our learning and career outcomes—along with gainful employment results—so that you can make the most informed decisions about the programs that interest you.

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