MS in Teaching, Learning, and Curriculum: Advanced Studies Overview The Master of Science in Teaching, Learning and Curriculum: Advanced Studies program is designed to provide 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'll Learn to:Conduct effective instruction in a variety of education settingsUnderstand both the public and private sectors, as well as both small and large education organizationsDevelop, analyze, implemente, and evaluate instructional strategiesCommunicate effectively with internal and external groupsConcentrationsEducational AdministrationGlobal and InternationalHigher EducationInstructional TechnologyReading Specialist CertificationCustomized Concentration (e.g. Autism Spectrum Disorders, Educational Policy, ESL Program Specialist, Evaluation and Assessment)The Master's in Teaching, Learning and Curriculum: Advanced Studies program is intended for currently certified teachers. If you're interested in obtaining teacher certification, please consider our other degree and certificate programs.An Evening for EducatorsDrexel University Online recognizes all the hard work and dedication it takes to be an educator.Please join us for one of the following Teacher Appreciation Week events:Washington, DC - Wednesday, May 3 - 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. ESTPhiladelphia, PA - Thursday, May 4 - 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. ESTState 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.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 Seminar3.0Select two: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 II1.5Concentration Courses*18.0Total Credits45.0*Choose from the following concentration options with the approval of your academic advisor and the program director:Educational AdministrationGlobal and International EducationHigher EducationInstructional TechnologyReading Specialist CertificationCustomized Concentration (including other Drexel academic departments) e.g., ESL Program Specialist, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Educational Policy, Evaluation and AssessmentView Course Descriptions Admissions Criteria A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institutionUndergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher (graduate GPA will be considered along with the undergraduate GPA)Required 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 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 Teaching, Learning & Curriculum: Advanced Studies Track Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online! or Any problems? Find help or contact us.