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Curriculum and Instruction
Master of Science in Education

You chose a career in education for the opportunity to inspire students—because when they succeed, you succeed. Our online MS in Education, Curriculum and Instruction program helps you build advanced expertise in the design and implementation of modern curricula and teaching methods. You’ll develop research-based knowledge to improve the way students learn today, and position yourself for leadership roles across a wide range of educational settings—including classrooms, buildings, or districts. 

Professionally aligned curriculum

This specialization is designed around leading national standards in the field of education.

Online learning

Learn in a dynamic, interactive and collaborative environment with access anytime, from anywhere.

Technology in motion

Apply technology effectively to improve learning, productivity, and professional practice.

Classes start October 7

Apply today with no application fee.

At a glance

  • Online
  • 4 Core courses
  • 4 Specialization courses
  • 2 Elective
  • 1 Capstone
  • 46 Total quarter credits (12 Max transfer)

With Capella Tuition Cap, you won’t pay more than $12,000* in tuition costs for your degree.

*Eligibility rules and exclusions apply. Connect with us for details.

What can you do with an MS in Education, Curriculum and Instruction degree?

Your education can help you pursue your professional and personal goals. While Capella cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific career outcome, such as a job title, promotion increase, we encourage you to explore potential jobs and employment settings. Here are some ideas and examples for a graduate with an MS Ed in Curriculum and Instruction.

Job titles to explore*

  • Curriculum coordinator
  • Curriculum developer
  • Curriculum specialist
  • Instructional coach
  • Instructional designer
  • Learning support specialist

Employment settings to explore*

  • Colleges, universities and professional schools 
  • Community colleges
  • Educational support services
  • Elementary and secondary schools
  • General government support

*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. This specialization is not intended to lead to professional license or certification. 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.