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School of Education

Teaching, Learning, and Curriculum

Concentrations

  • Teacher Certification - Elementary (grades PreK-4)
  • Teacher Certification - Secondary (grades 7-12) (Specializations: Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Space Science, English, General Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, Social Studies)
Degrees OfferedAvailabilityLocation
MSFull-Time, Part-TimePhiladelphia, Online

Application Requirements

On-Campus Program

Deadlines

Please view our academic calendar for term start dates.

Fall (Sept.)Winter (Jan.)Spring (March)Summer (June)
U.S. StudentsSept. 1N/AFeb. 22N/A
International StudentsJune 13N/AN/AN/A

Requirements

For details regarding the items below please review the Admission Application Instructions.

  • Graduate Admission Application

    We prefer that you apply online to Drexel, plus we'll waive the application fee. Apply Now.

  • Transcripts

    Provide transcripts from all colleges and universities attended.

  • International Transcript Evaluation (international applicants only)

    Transcripts must be evaluated by an approved agency for admittance into this program. For more information on transcript evaluations, please refer to the Admission Application Instructions.

  • Standardized Test Scores

    TOEFL scores are required for international applicants or applicants who earned a degree outside the U.S. (minimum scores: 80/550/213). Scores will be reviewed based on section scores and total scores. IELTS scores may be submitted in lieu of TOEFL scores.

  • Essay

    Please write approximately 500 words explaining your reasons for pursuing a degree from Drexel; your short-term and long-term career plans; and how your background, experience, interest, and/or values, when combined with a Drexel degree, will enable you to pursue these goals successfully.

    Submit your essay by mail or through the Drexel University Admission Essay form.

  • Résumé

    Submit your résumé by mail or email it as an attachment to enroll@drexel.edu.

  • Letters of Recommendation

    Two letters of recommendation are required. Use the Electronic Letter of Recommendation form to submit your recommendation letters.

  • I-20 Application and Supporting Financial Documents (international applicants only)

    Print and complete the I-20 Application Form [PDF] and submit it with your supplemental materials.

All accepted students must submit copies of the required Pennsylvania FBI, Child Abuse, and Criminal History clearances to the School of Education's field Placement Office prior to enrolling in their first term at Drexel. These clearances are required by law prior to entering pre-kindergarten through 12th-grade classrooms to complete field experience requirements starting the first term and continuing throughout the program.

Please note that obtaining these clearances may take up to six weeks. For directions, please visit the Pennsylvania Department of Education site.

You may submit copies of your clearances with your admissions materials or fax them to the School of Education's Field Placement Office at 215-571-4270. Pennsylvania clearances are not required for application completion. All new students who possess required Pennsylvania clearances more than one year old must submit updated clearances to the Field Placement Office.

Online Program

Please refer to Drexel University Online for application requirements and deadlines.

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Mailing Addresses

  • By Postal Mail
    Drexel University
    Application Processing
    PO Box 34789
    Philadelphia, PA 19101-4789
  • By Express Courier
    (DHL, FedEx, UPS, etc.)
    Drexel University
    Application Processing
    3141 Chestnut Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19104-2876

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