MS in Teaching, Learning, and Curriculum: Advanced Teaching Track Overview The Master of Science in Teaching, Learning and Curriculum: Advanced Studies Track is designed to provide students with advanced teaching knowledge and skills beyond those required for initial teacher certification. Graduates of the accredited program will be qualified to enhance their current careers 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.Students will be taught toConduct 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 Track is intended for currently certified teachers. If you are interested in obtaining teacher certification, please consider our other degree and certificate programs.This program is not currently accepting applications from students living in Iowa, Louisiana, North Carolina, or Wisconsin. Curriculum Core Courses EDUC 530 Advanced Techniques in Instruction & Assessment3.0 EDUC 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 courses from the following list: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*Reading Specialist Certication Plan of StudyView 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 DocumentsA 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 StudentsHow to Submit Supporting Documents Tuition The tuition rate for the academic year 2014-2015 is $787 per credit. (A 30% discount off Drexel's regular tuition rate of $1123 per credit) This rate applies only to new online matriculated students. Students receiving special tuition plans with Drexel Online may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University.This program is eligible for Financial Aid. We also offer tuition reduction through our network of partner companies and organizations, and for Drexel University alumni and those in the military. Academic Calendar Term Classes Begin Classes End Exams Begin Exams End Fall 2014 September 22, 2014 December 5, 2014 December 8, 2014 December 13, 2014 Winter 2015 January 5, 2015 March 16, 2015 March 17, 2015 March 21, 2015 Spring 2015 March 30, 2015 June 8, 2015 June 9, 2015 June 12, 2015 Summer 2015 June 22, 2015 August 29, 2015 September 1, 2015 September 5, 2015 Apply today for a MS in Teaching, Learning & Curriculum: Advanced Studies Track Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online! Any problems? Find help or contact us.