Master’s Degrees in Education

School of Public Service and Education

Take your teaching to the next level. Expand your skills with an online master’s in education to help effect positive change and improve student achievement in today’s educational settings. 


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 in Education

Build on what you know and help students achieve while specializing in your chosen educational field—options include early childhood education, curriculum and instruction, and leadership in educational administration.


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 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.

Are you looking for FlexPath?

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

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?

With an online master’s in education designed around the highest industry standards, you’ll stand out with skills you can apply immediately and move your career to the next level.

Transfer Credits, Maximum Efficiency

You may be able to reduce tuition with transfer credits.

Online Education. Two Ways.

Your life isn’t one-size-fits-all, and your degree shouldn’t be either. That’s why Capella offers two competency-based, online learning formats in our MEd program—GuidedPath and FlexPath.

Professionally Aligned Curriculum

Our competency-based curriculum is designed to meet leading professional standards and delivers the skills to help you succeed, no matter what subject you teach.

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.

Which K–12 Education Career Path Is Best for Me?

Want to advance in K–12 education? Consider a degree that connects with these specializations and career paths.

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?

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