The continuing emphasis on educational quality and accountability has created a high demand for educators with specialized skills in curriculum and instruction. This EdS specialization helps you develop and demonstrate the research-based knowledge, skills and practical experience necessary to create and implement instructional improvement initiatives and increase student achievement. The program is part of Capella's Professional Education Unit, which has been accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). Designed around national teaching and licensure standards, this specialization is intended for educators and administrators who have completed a master's program and want to gain additional knowledge and increase their career options.
With your EdS in Curriculum and Instruction from Capella, you'll develop curricula reflecting the local philosophy and mission, professional research, current trends and community and societal needs. You'll also instruct, design and assess learning, and collaborate for the improvement of curriculum and instruction.
Common jobs with an online EdS in Curriculum and Instruction include adjunct, part-time or full-time faculty, curriculum specialist, director of assessment, director of instruction, district curriculum director, P–12 teacher or program administrator. Potential workplaces include: adult education program, alternative school, charter school, community or technical college, continuing education program, land-based or online college or university, P–12 public/private school or school district office.
Capella University cannot guarantee licensure, endorsement, certification, authorization, other professional credential or salary advancement. State regulations and professional credential standards vary. It is the learner's responsibility to understand and comply with requirements for their states and professional associations. For more information on licensure, see the Licensure section on the School’s website. Enrollment restrictions and/or other restrictions may apply to certain programs. Contact Capella University for more information.
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