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As an educator, you go above and beyond to help students thrive. The MS in Education program at Capella is designed to strengthen your fundamental skills and help build your expertise in one of eight specializations.
The MS in Education program is designed for professional educators who want to develop advanced skills and knowledge in educational theory and practice. Your chosen specialization will help you prepare to meet specific challenges in the field.
As an MS in Education student, you’ll begin with core courses that lay the foundation for your program and strengthen your skills as an educator. From there, you’ll move into the coursework for your chosen specialization to grow your expertise and advance toward your final project.
Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
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Applicants to the MS in Education program must provide the following information for admission:
GRE and GMAT are not required for admission.
View full admission requirements for MS in Education specializations: Curriculum and Instruction, Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Education Studies, English Language Learning and Teaching, Instructional Design for Online Learning, Leadership in Educational Administration, Reading and Literacy, Special Education Teaching
The total cost of your master’s program will depend on your specialization, scholarships and finances, transfer credits, academic performance and other factors.
View detailed tuition information and cost scenarios for each specialization: Curriculum and Instruction, Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Education Studies, English Language Learning and Teaching, Instructional Design for Online Learning, Leadership in Educational Administration, Reading and Literacy, Special Education Teaching
Available for select specializations, our self-paced learning format lets you take classes at your pace and on your budget.
Every MS in Education journey is different. Your chosen specialization can help you leverage your unique passions and interests to build advanced expertise for the next phases of your career as an educator.*
*Capella cannot guarantee any specific job, promotion, salary increase or other career outcomes. You will need to conduct your own research to understand what opportunities may be available to you. Note that some career paths may prefer or even require previous experience, licensure, certifications or other designations along with a degree.
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.
Experts will support you throughout your degree program to help you meet challenges and reach your short- and long-term goals.