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.Online Open HouseJoin us on Wednesday, January 31st from 3-4 p.m. or 4-5 p.m. EST to learn more about our online Education programs and have your questions answered by a Drexel representative. Register Today!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 groupsConcentrationsAdult Education and Organizational DevelopmentAutism Spectrum DisordersCreativity and InnovationEducation PolicyGlobal and International EducationHigher EducationLearning TechnologiesMultisensory Reading Instruction Level I (Wilson® Language Certification)Reading Specialist Certification (49 credits)Teaching English as a Second LanguageDrexel University offers a variety of Graduate Minors that can be added to any master's degree program.State restrictions may apply to some programs. 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 EDAM 714Instructional and Curriculum Leadership3.0EDLT 532 Designing Virtual Communities for Staff Development - Non-Field Experience3.0 EDUC 530Advanced Techniques in Instruction & Assessment3.0 EDUC 609 Language & Culture in Education3.0EDUC 700Classroom Research for Teachers I3.0 EDUC 701Classroom Research for Teachers II3.0 EDUC 813 Educational Issues Seminar3.0Select two:6.0 EDAM 705School Law and Politics EDPO 620 Education Policy: Concepts, Issues, and Applications EDUC 804 Program Evaluation in Organizations Concentration 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 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. Contact Faculty The following faculty members are available to speak to you about the program by phone or email. For a full listing of faculty, please visit Drexel's School of Education.Ayana Allen-Handy, PhDAssistant Professor firstname.lastname@example.org 215.571.4582Mary Jo Grdina, PhDAssociate Clinical Professor Department Chair for Teaching, Learning & Curriculum Programs email@example.comDominic F. Gullo, PhDAssociate Dean of Research Professor firstname.lastname@example.orgPenny Hammrich, PhDProfessor email@example.comKristine S. Lewis Grant, PhDAssociate Clinical Professorksl33@drexel.edu215.895.6088Toni A. Sondergeld, PhDAssociate Professortas365@drexel.eduMary Jean Tecce DeCarlo, EdDAssistant Clinical Professormt623@drexel.edu215.571.6134Sarah P. Ulrich, EdDAssociate Clinical Professorspr37@drexel.edu215.895.1865Sheila R. Vaidya, PhDProfessorvaidyasr@drexel.edu215.895.6690Christopher G. Wright, PhDAssistant Professorcgw57@drexel.edu215.571.3898 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 Teaching, Learning & Curriculum: Advanced Studies Track Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online! or Previously enrolled at Drexel? Learn more about readmission. Any problems? 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