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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 2015-2016 is $868 per credit. (A 25% discount off Drexel's regular tuition rate of $1157 per credit)

        This rate applies only to new online matriculated students. Students receiving special tuition plans with Drexel Online may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University.

        This program is not currently eligible for Federal Financial Aid, however, we offer tuition reduction through our network of partner companies and organizations, and for Drexel University alumni and those in the military.


        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 a Post-Bachelors Certificate in Mathematics Learning and Teaching

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


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