This program is not designed for teacher certification, licensure or endorsement.
Capella University’s online MS specialization, Professional Growth and Development, gives you the tools you need to lead and mentor other educators.
Designed to help teacher practitioners obtain the skills they need to manage complex, adaptive classrooms and schools, this specialization helps you learn best practices for supporting the teaching practice of other educators and encouraging their professional development.
Take advantage of the professional development courses associated in the Education Innovation and Technology specialization and continue learning in this growing field.
With your master’s degree in Professional Growth and Development from Capella, you will develop immediately applicable leadership skills and expertise as you construct course plans to apply technology and multimedia tools, provide personalized learning experiences through competency-based learning—and engage and empower students.
Master’s degree graduates with a Professional Growth and Development specialization can add technology integration abilities to their K-12 teaching skill set or look forward to career opportunities in a variety of roles, such as instructional technology specialists, building technology coaches, online K-12 educational institution staff, or curriculum writers and course designers for education technology companies.
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