Program Overview

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

When you design a classroom experience, you have to build in learning activities that engage your students and fire their imaginations. Technology can help—but only if you know how to use the tools you have for the maximum effect. Capella’s master’s programs in Education Innovation and Technology can help you build on what you know and excel in the constantly evolving field of EdTech.

With the General Educational Technology specialization MS in EIT, you build a program that fits your needs, both in the classroom and for your career. Choose electives that will develop your career by helping you grow your strategic approach to classroom technology. Use what you learn to build a collaborative, technology-focused environment in your classroom and school. Whether you’re just starting out in the field of EdTech or you have a strong background in technology, this program can help you navigate the landscape of classroom technology and develop instructional strategies that will make a difference for your students.

The general degree is designed to maximize the experience you’ve already earned. You can apply up to 12 graduate-level transfer credits when you enroll in this master’s program.

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 degree or certificate in EIT can help you integrate new learning into your classroom or school, find new ways to engage students with technology, and advance your career as an educational leader.

An MS in Education Innovation and Technology from Capella helps you develop a strong grasp of concepts, theories, and research as they relate to effective teaching and learning. You can personalize your learning experience by choosing elective courses that match your interests and the focus areas of greatest importance to your career. Students who enroll in the MS in EIT, General Educational Technology specialization, can pursue multiple approaches to integrating technology in a powerful, meaningful way.

Graduates with an advanced degree in Education Innovation and Technology 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.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: Yes

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

    • Higher Learning Commission: www.hlcommission.org.
    • Capella University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402.

    The Professional Education Unit (PEU) at Capella University is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), www.ncate.org. This accreditation covers advanced educator preparation programs at Capella University. However, the accreditation does not include individual education courses that the institution offers to K–12 educators for professional development, relicensure, or other purposes.

    Requirements

    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 GPA as defined by your program

    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

    School Overview

    An accredited online university, Capella University offers bachelor’s, master’s/MBA, doctoral, and certificate programs designed to take you to the forefront of your profession. Our competency-based curriculum delivers both foundational knowledge and real-world skills, so that what you’re learning in your courses is immediately applicable to your career goals.

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    Organizations around the world have acknowledged Capella’s commitment to quality education with accreditations, state approvals, certifications, awards, recognitions, and designations. Right now, more than 37,000 students are expanding their opportunities with Capella programs. 

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    Online flexibility and personalized support 
    At Capella, online learning means you can take your courseroom anywhere, learning when and where it fits your life. And if you need backup, support services are available every step of the way.

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