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Master of Science in Higher Education

Open the next chapter in your career as an educator with an online MS in Higher Education program designed to fit your life and goals.

Build professional skills that fit your career goals with an MS in Higher Education

As an educator, you go the extra mile to help students reach their fullest potential. The MS in Higher Education program at Capella is designed to strengthen your fundamental skills and help build your expertise in one of two specializations.

MS in Higher Education program overview

The MS in Higher Education program is designed for educators who want to develop advanced skills and knowledge in theory and practice. Your chosen specialization will help prepare you to meet specific challenges in the field of higher education.

Choosing an MS in Higher Education specialization

Every journey to a master’s degree is different. Your chosen specialization can help you leverage your unique passions and interests to build expertise for the next phases of your career in higher education.*

*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.

Reduce your tuition by $2,500

Enroll in a qualified program and apply for a $2.5K Capella Progress Reward, a scholarship to help fund your master’s degree.

Why choose an MS in Higher Education from Capella University?

Customize your area of interest

The integrative studies specialization lets you choose six elective courses to customize your program to meet your professional goals.

Maximize your transfer credits

You may be able to reduce tuition and time to complete your degree with up to 12 transfer credits.

Support every step of the way

Experts will support you throughout your degree program to help you meet challenges and reach your short- and long-term goals.