MS in Education Improvement and Transformation Overview A degree for leaders in an ever-changing and complex fieldDrexel University’s online Master’s in Education Improvement and Transformation is designed for innovators seeking to lead academic, organizational, and technological reform across educational environments.This degree is specifically for ambitious professionals interested in transforming and making an impact on the education system for new generations of learners.The MS in Education Improvement and Transformation allows you to customize a program that meets your individual career goals by selecting four concentration areas.Available Concentration Areas:Collaborative Special Education Law & ProcessCreativity & InnovationE-Learning LeadershipEducational PolicyEvaluation & AssessmentInstructional DesignLeadership in Educational SettingsLearning in Game-Based EnvironmentsLearning TechnologiesSpecial Education LeadershipUrban EducationCustomState restrictions may apply to some programs. Learn more. Curriculum 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.Degree Requirements Complete four areas of professional development concentration. These 9.0 credit concentrations correspond to certificates offered in the Education and Improvement and Transformation program. View those certificate programs for a list of courses.36.0Capstone Courses & Free Elective EDAM 728Research Methodology for Action Research3.0EDAM 740Action Research Project3.0Free Elective3.0Total Credits45.0View Course Descriptions Admissions Criteria A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institutionUndergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher Graduate degree GPAs will be considered along with the undergraduate GPARequired DocumentsWith multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our Completing Your Application Guide.A completed applicationOfficial transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attendedTwo professional letters of recommendationPersonal EssayAdditional requirements for International Students Tuition The tuition rate for the academic year 2017-2018 is $921 per credit. (A 25% discount off Drexel's regular tuition rate of $1228 per credit) This program is eligible for Financial Aid.Special tuition rates available for Drexel University Alumni, Military members, and members of our Partner Organizations.These rates apply only to new online students and students being readmitted.All students must contact applyDUonline@drexel.edu within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify.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 2017-2018 Academic Year Term 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 MS in Education Improvement and Transformation Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online! or Previously enrolled at Drexel? Learn more about readmission. Any problems? Find help or contact us.