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  • Certificate of Graduate Study in Mathematics Learning and Teaching


    The accredited online Certificate of Graduate Study in Mathematics Learning and Teaching provides you with the skills and breadth of expertise needed to implement problem-based, student-centered, technology-intensive instruction in cutting-edge mathematics learning and teaching. You'll take courses alongside Master's students, and are encouraged to matriculate into the Master's program.

    Program Features

    • A flexible, completely online degree program that fits easily into your busy work and personal schedule
    • Ranked one of “America’s Best Graduate Schools” preparing today’s educators by U.S.News & World Report
    • Drexel’s teacher education programs are approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education
    • A highly interactive online learning method allows extensive interaction with faculty and other classmates

    State restrictions may apply to some programs. Learn more.


    Required Courses 
    MTED 601Diagnosing Student Mathematical Thinking3.0
    Select two of the following:6.0
    MTED 501
    Proportional and Algebraic Reasoning 
    MTED 502
    Geometry & Spatial Reasoning 
    MTED 503
    Data Analysis and Probabalistic & Statistical Reasoning 
    MTED 511
    Functions through the Curriculum 
    Students select 6.0 additional credits from any 600- 700 level MTED courses.6.0
    Total Credits15.0

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    Admissions Criteria

    • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution with a GPA of 3.0 or higher (graduate degree GPA will be considered along with the undergraduate GPA)
    • Current teacher certification for the middle or high school level
      • Private or charter school teachers without certification can contact the program director for further evaluation
      • Students without certification can pursue other graduate education programs and take MLT courses as electives/content courses

    Required Documents

    With multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our supporting document submission guide.

    • A completed application
    • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended
    • Two letters of recommendation (professional or academic)
      • An essay describing why you're interested in pursuing this program
        • Resume
        • Proof of certification for teaching at the middle or high school level
        • Additional requirements for International Students


        The tuition rate for the academic year 2016-2017 is $894 per credit. (A 25% discount off Drexel's regular tuition rate of $1192 per credit)

        • This rate applies only to new online students.
          • Students being readmitted to Drexel University must contact within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify.
        • This program is not eligible for Financial Aid.
        • Special tuition rates available for Drexel University Alumni, Military members, and members of our Partner Organizations.
        • Special rates cannot be combined. If you qualify for more than one special rate, you'll be given the one with the largest savings.
        • When receiving special tuition plans with Drexel University Online, you may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University.


        Academic Calendar

        Classes Begin 
        Classes End 
        Exams Begin 
        Exams End 

        Fall 2015     

        September 21, 2015

        December 5, 2015

        December 7, 2015

        December 12, 2015

        Winter 2016 

        January 4, 2016

        March 14, 2016

        March 15, 2016

        March 19, 2016

        Spring 2016 

        March 28, 2016

        June 6, 2016

        June 7, 2016

        June 10, 2016

        Summer 2016 

        June 20, 2016

        August 29, 2016

        August 30, 2016

        September 3, 2016

        Apply today for the Post-Bachelors Certificate in Mathematics Learning and Teaching

        Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online!


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