Ken Capps, Ph.D.

Adjunct Faculty,
Department of Professional Educational Studies

Dr. Kenneth Capps has taught college-level chemistry for more than 15 years both in the U.S. and abroad. As part of a Fulbright grant, he lectured first and second-year chemistry students at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa. Prior to teaching, he was an officer in the U.S. Army stationed at Walter Reed Army Medical Center (WRAMC) in Washington, D.C. At WRAMC, he worked in the Department of Clinical Investigation, which oversees the biomedical research at that facility.


  • Doctorate in Chemistry
    University of Miami
  • Bachelor's in Chemistry
    Wake Forest University
  • Master's in College Teaching
    University of New Hampshire

Research Interests

  • Chemistry teaching
  • Biomedical research
  • Improving laboratory experience for online courses
  • Creating more interactive online, science courses 

Program Affiliations

M.Ed. in Advanced Studies Master of Education

This program is designed to help those wanting to teach at the secondary or college level meet education requirements. With more than 10 majors and more than five Focus of Study areas, it allows you to obtain 18-credit hours in the area of your choosing.


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M.Ed. in STEM Education Master of Education

This program will help you empower students to think like scientists. It was designed in conjunction with The National Institute for STEM Education (NISE) and Accelerate Learning and offers a holistic overview of historical and current issues impacting integrated science education while cultivating research-based strategies to improve student learning.


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