Capella University

MS - Curriculum and Instruction

Address:

225 South 6th Street, 9th Floor

Minneapolis, MN 55402

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MS - Curriculum and Instruction

Format: Online

Program Description:

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

Increase your expertise in curriculum and instruction to improve student achievement within the fast-growing field of K–12 education. Capella University's online Master's in Curriculum and Instruction program gives you techniques to reduce achievement gaps and improve outcomes.

This master's in Curriculum and Instruction program is part of Capella's Professional Education Unit, which has been accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). Our program offerings are professionally aligned and Capella is an accredited and nationally recognized university, ensuring you receive a credible and respected education.

In this program, you will focus on applying current theory, research, and technology to the design of curriculum and instructional models. Throughout the program, you will also build a professional portfolio to demonstrate your master's-level capabilities to current and future employers. Moreover, our online course room ensures that your schedule is designed around your life.

With your Master's in Curriculum and Instruction from Capella, you'll be prepared to develop curricula reflecting the local philosophy and mission, professional research, current trends, and community and societal needs as well as instruct, design, and assess learning. Additionally, you will have the ability to effectively collaborate, lead, and evaluate curriculum and instruction.

Common jobs with an online Master's in Curriculum and Instruction include adjunct or part-time faculty, P–12 teacher, curriculum coordinator, curriculum specialist or curriculum designer. Potential workplaces include: adult education program, alternative school, charter school, community or technical college, continuing education program, P–12 public or private school, or state education department.

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

Accreditation:

Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Capella University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402, 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552), www.capella.edu

Eligibility Requirements:

Thank you for your interest in Capella University. The specialization you have selected is for current K–12 professionals interested in extending their education with a graduate degree. Please be aware that this specialization does not lead to initial teacher licensure.

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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