Capella University

MS - Competency-Based Instruction

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225 South 6th Street, 9th Floor

Minneapolis, MN 55402

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MS - Competency-Based Instruction

Format: Online

Program Description:

This program is not designed for teacher certification, licensure or endorsement.

Become a trailblazer in your classroom, school, or district with Capella University's online MS in Education Innovation and Technology specialization, Competency-Based Instruction.

Designed to help you craft authentic assessments that measure identified learning goals, this specialization will provide you with the vital skills needed to advance your career. You'll learn how to measure identified learning goals and gain awareness of best practices for using formative and summative assessments that encourage student-driven learning.

This degree specialization, part of Capella's offerings in the field of education innovation and technology, assists you in developing a deep understanding in the use of standards, outcomes, and competencies to guide curriculum and instruction decisions with a strong focus on technology and its application in a K-12 setting.

A master's with a specialization in Competency-Based Instruction from Capella helps you develop a strong grasp of concepts, theories, and research as they relate to effective teaching and learning. You will learn about the design and implementation of assessment-driven competency-based curriculum, instruction, and training, using multiple strategies to help students master subject matter. And you will refine your understanding of how to integrate technology effectively in student assessment, differentiated instruction, and the creation of engaging learning experiences for all students.

Graduates with an advanced degree in competency-based instruction can look forward to career opportunities in a variety of roles, such as classroom teachers and teacher leaders, instructional technology specialists, building technology coaches, and professionals in EdTech companies, including curriculum writers and course designers.

Capella Education Company was named one of Forbes magazine’s “100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America” for 2014 (Forbes, 2014).

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Facts & Figures

Classification: Specialized Institution—Other

Loans Offered: Capella participates in Federal financial aid programs including the Federal Pell Grant Program and Federal Stafford Loan Program. Capella is also eligible to certify Veterans Educational Benefits and can provide info on other non-federal loan programs.

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