This program is not designed for teacher certification, licensure or endorsement.
Capella University's online Master's in Integrative Studies program prepares you to build a foundation in educational philosophy and assessment. To fit the unique needs of a diverse group of professionals, this program emphasizes a customized program of study. This allows you to select from a wide range of electives to build upon previous knowledge and personalize the program to fit your goals in higher education.
You will start working toward your goals right away by creating a professional development plan in your first course. By the end of the program, you will have compiled a professional portfolio that demonstrates your accomplishments and proves your understanding of concepts that qualify you for a career in higher education.
With your Master's in Integrative Studies from Capella, you'll learn to integrate effective teaching and learning knowledge and strategies in diverse professional settings and disciplines and apply leadership best practices based on research driven strategies that support change in educational environments. Additionally, you'll be able to apply concepts of diversity, ethics, and critical thinking and effectively communicate to solve problems and improve learning, productivity, and professional practice.
Common jobs with an online Master's in Integrative Studies include director of education, program coordinator, education specialist, curriculum specialist, and adjunct or part-time instructor of education courses. Potential workplaces include: adult education program, community college, continuing education program, corporation, land-based or online college or university, military education, nonprofit organization or vocational school.
For current K-12 professionals interested in extending their education with a graduate degree. Capella University education programs do not lead to initial teacher licensure.
Your program of enrollment determines the admission requirements.
Basic requirements for all programs:
- Admission application and non-refundable $50 application fee
- Acknowledgement agreement
- All applicants must understand, read, speak, and write fluently in English
- Official transcript(s) from previous institutions for degree and post-degree coursework, if applicable
Minimum level of education required:
- Must have a bachelor’s degree from an institution accredited by a U.S. Department of Education-recognized accrediting agency or an internationally recognized institution
- Minimum grade point average of 2.3 or higher on a 4.0 scale
Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
Capella University's Educator Preparation Provider (EPP) is accredited based on the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) Standards through 2024.