MS in Mathematics Learning and Teaching Overview Drexel University’s accredited online Master’s of Science in Mathematics Learning and Teaching represents a highly evolved synthesis of research-based practices designed to equip teachers with techniques to help you reason through mathematical challenges with an analytical multiple-solution approach. The program provides you with the disposition, skills and breadth of expertise needed to implement problem-based and technology-intensive instruction that is student-centered. Ideal for teachers interested in further study and earning positions in cutting-edge mathematics learning and teaching, this program also equips you with leadership skills that will enable you to advocate better educational practices in your home school and district. We also offer a Certificate of Graduate Study in Mathematics Learning and Teaching which consists of five 3-credit courses that prepares teachers for further study and development in exceptional mathematics teaching and learning. State 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.Education Core Courses EDUC 522Evaluation of Instruction3.0EDUC 524Current Research in Curriculum & Instruction3.0EDUC 525Multi-Media Instructional Design3.0Mathematics Education Core Courses MTED 501Proportional and Algebraic Reasoning3.0MTED 502Geometry & Spatial Reasoning3.0MTED 503Data Analysis and Probabalistic & Statistical Reasoning3.0MTED 511Functions through the Curriculum3.0MTED 601Diagnosing Student Mathematical Thinking3.0MTED 611Virtual Field Experience I - Online Mentoring1.5MTED 612Virtual Field Experience II - Online Mentoring1.5MTED 621Collaborative Instructional Design & Analysis I3.0MTED 622Collaborative Instructional Design & Analysis II3.0MTED 651Problem Solving Strategies3.0MTED 690Current Research in Mathematics Learning & Teaching3.0Electives6.0Total Credits45.0View Course Descriptions Admissions A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institutionUndergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher (graduate degree GPA will be considered along with the undergraduate GPA)Current teacher certification at the middle or high school level Private or charter school teachers without certification can contact the program director for further evaluation, or pursue other master's degree programs and take MLT courses as electives/content courses.Completion of at least two semesters (or three quarters) of university calculus and at least one university mathematics course beyond university calculus This additional course must be offered by the mathematics department and cannot include courses on the Fundamentals of Mathematics, College Algebra, or Mathematics for Elementary School TeachersExceptions to this requirement will be considered on an individual basis by the program director or the program admissions committeeYou must have the ability to be videotaped teaching students during the second year of the programRequired DocumentsWith multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our supporting document submission guide.A completed applicationOfficial transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attendedTwo professional letters of recommendationPersonal EssayCurrent ResumeProof of certification for teaching at the middle or high school level Additional requirements for International Students Tuition 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 applyDUonline@drexel.edu within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify. This program is 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 Term 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 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 Mathematics Learning and Teaching Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online! or Any problems? Find help or contact us.