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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

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    This program is organized into four 10-week quarters per year (as opposed to the traditional two semester system) which means you can take more courses in a shorter time period. One semester credit is equivalent to 1.5 quarter credits.

    Required Courses 
    MTED 601Diagnosing Student Mathematical Thinking3.0
    Select two: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 
    Select 6.0 additional credits from any 600- 700 level MTED courses6.0
    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 Completing Your Application 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

        2016-2017 Academic Year

        Classes Begin 
        Classes End 
        Exams Begin 
        Exams End 

        Fall 2016     

        September 19, 2016

        December 3, 2016

        December 5, 2016

        December 10, 2016

        Winter 2017 

        January 9, 2017

        March 18, 2017

        March 20, 2017

        March 25, 2017

        Spring 2017 

        April 3, 2017

        June 10, 2017

        June 12, 2017

        June 16, 2017

        Summer 2017 

        June 26, 2017

        September 2, 2017

        September 5, 2017

        September 9, 2017

        2017-2018 Academic Year

        Classes Begin 
        Classes End 
        Exams Begin 
        Exams End 

        Fall 2017     

        September 25, 2017

        December 9, 2017

        December 11, 2017

        December 16, 2017

        Winter 2018 

        January 8, 2018

        March 17, 2018

        March 19, 2018

        March 24, 2018

        Spring 2018 

        April 2, 2018

        June 9, 2018

        June 11, 2018

        June 15, 2018

        Summer 2018 

        June 25, 2018

        September 1, 2018

        September 4, 2018

        September 8, 2018

        Apply today for the Certificate of Graduate Study in Mathematics Learning and Teaching

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


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