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MEd in Teaching and Learning
Master of Education

Prepare to take your teaching experience to the next level with an online Master of Education (MEd) in Teaching and Learning from Capella University. This flexible program can help you reach your potential as an innovator in the classroom and make progress toward your goal of becoming a teacher leader. You’ll learn how to develop skills to encourage student success, improve curriculum and assessments and employ technology for effective student outcomes.

Focused assignments and projects

Coursework is designed to be academically rigorous and professionally relevant, drawing on foundational principles and standards in the field.

Choice of learning formats

We offer two online learning formats, GuidedPath and FlexPath, so you can pick the one that meets your needs.  Is FlexPath right for you?

Standards for educational excellence

Study approaches based on external standards, including the Teacher Leadership Exploratory Consortium’s Teacher Leader Model Standards.

Classes start October 10

Use the code SUMMER to waive the $50 application fee.

At a glance

  • Online
  • FlexPath available
  • 11 Courses (GP)
  • 35 Courses (FP)
  • 46 Total quarter credits
  • 20 Maximum transfer credits

With FlexPath, you can earn your Master of Education in 12 months and under $10,000.*

*Based on fastest 25% of students. Your program length and cost will vary by transfer credits, the per-session cost, and how quickly you complete courses. Books, supplies, and other fees apply.

What can you do with an MEd degree?

Your education can help you reach your professional and personal goals. While Capella cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific career outcome, such as a job title, promotion or salary increase, we encourage you to explore potential jobs and employment settings. Here are some ideas and examples for a graduate with a Master of Education in Teaching and Learning specialization.

Job titles to explore

  • K–12 teacher
  • K–12 lead teacher
  • Instructional coach
  • Teacher coach/mentor
  • Instructional coordinator
  • Education consultant
  • Adjunct or part-time faculty of education courses

Employment settings to explore

  • K–12 public or private school
  • K–12 virtual or charter school
  • School district
  • Government – local, state, federal
  • Educational consulting firm
  • Land-based or online college or university

*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. 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.

Articles and resources

Expand your perspective on academic and career topics with articles and resources from Capella University.

Earning an MEd Degree the FlexPath Way

A full-time teacher and busy mom describes how FlexPath helps make it possible to pursue her master’s degree.

5 Ways You Can Live Your Life and Pursue Your Degree

A closer look at the FlexPath learning format and how it puts you in control of your educational goals.

Completing an MEd with FlexPath: Laura’s Story

A K–12 educator shares how MEd FlexPath provided her the ultimate flexibility and helped open doors in her career.