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  • MS in Teaching, Learning, and Curriculum: Advanced Teaching Track


    The Master of Science in Teaching, Learning and Curriculum: Advanced Studies Track is designed to provide you with advanced teaching knowledge and skills beyond those required for initial teacher certification. Upon graduation, you'll be qualified to enhance your current career in education or pursue a variety of other professional roles including: instructional leaders beyond the classroom, researchers in local, state, national or international organizations, and professionals in foundations, associations, corporations and private education institutions. The program also provides a strong foundation for doctoral level studies through an emphasis in research.

    You will be taught to:

    • Conduct effective instruction in a variety of education settings
    • Understand both the public and private sectors, as well as both small and large education organizations
    • Develop, analyze, implemente, and evaluate instructional strategies
    • Communicate effectively with internal and external groups


    • Educational Administration
    • Global and International
    • Higher Education
    • Instructional Technology
    • Reading Specialist Certification
    • Customized Concentration (e.g. Autism Spectrum Disorders, Educational Policy, ESL Program Specialist, Evaluation and Assessment)

    The Master's in Teaching, Learning and Curriculum: Advanced Studies Track is intended for currently certified teachers. If you're interested in obtaining teacher certification, please consider our other degree and certificate programs.

    State restrictions may apply to some programs. Learn more.


    Core Courses 
    EDUC 530 Advanced Techniques in Instruction & Assessment3.0
    EDLT 532 Designing Virtual Communities for Staff Development - Non-Field Experience3.0
    EDUC 609 Language & Culture in Education3.0
    EDUC 714 Instructional and Curriculum Leadership3.0
    EDUC 813 Educational Issues Seminar3.0
    Select two courses from the following:6.0
    EDPO 620
    Education Policy: Concepts, Issues, and Applications 
    EDUC 705
    School Law and Politics 
    EDUC 804
    Program Evaluation in Organizations 
    Research Courses  
    EDUC 700 Classroom Research for Teachers I4.5
    EDUC 701 Classroom Research for Teachers II1.5
    Concentration Courses*18.0
    Total Credits45.0


    *Choose from the following concentration options with the approval of your academic advisor and the program director:

    • Educational Administration
    • Global and International Education
    • Higher Education
    • Instructional Technology
    • Customized Concentration (including other Drexel academic departments) e.g., ESL Program Specialist, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Educational Policy, Evaluation and Assessment

    * Reading Specialist Certication Plan of Study
    View Course Descriptions

    Admissions Criteria

    • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
    • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher (graduate GPA will be considered along with the undergraduate GPA)

    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.


    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 eligible for Financial Aid. We also 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 MS in Teaching, Learning & Curriculum: Advanced Studies Track

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