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Education at Capella University

If you plan to study education, take a look at what Capella University has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

Capella University is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota and approximately 36,284 students attend the school each year.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Education section at the bottom of this page.

Capella University Education Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Education
  • Doctorate Degree in Education

Online Classes Are Available at Capella University

Don't have the time or the flexibility in your schedule to take traditional classes? Online courses may be the perfect solution for you. They allow independent learners to study when and where they want to while offering the rigor of in-person classes.

Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? Capella University offers distance education options for education at the following degree levels:

  • Master’s Degree

Capella University Education Rankings

There were 454 students who received their doctoral degrees in education, making the school the #1 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Education Student Demographics at Capella University

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the education majors at Capella University.

Capella University Education Master’s Program

86% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
Of the 1,056 students who earned a master's degree in Education from Capella University in 2018-2019, 14% were men and 86% were women.

Capella University Gender Breakdown of Education Master's Degree Grads

In the education master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 33% of degree recipients. That is 6% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Capella University with a master's in education.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Education Majors at Capella University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 18
Black or African American 232
Hispanic or Latino 74
White 488
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 242

Concentrations Within Education

The following education concentations are available at Capella University. The completion numbers here include all graduates who receive any type of degree in this field from Capella University. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Educational Administration 382
Teacher Education Subject Specific 336
Teacher Education Grade Specific 288
Other Education 239
Student Counseling 211
Curriculum & Instruction 145
General Education 66
Instructional Media Design 63
Special Education 39
Teaching English or French 13

Careers That Education Grads May Go Into

A degree in education can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for MN, the home state for Capella University.

Occupation Jobs in MN Average Salary in MN
Teacher Assistants 34,800 $32,120
Elementary School Teachers 22,940 $64,950
High School Teachers 20,940 $64,610
Middle School Teachers 11,510 $61,410
Preschool Teachers 8,180 $37,500


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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