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Certificate in Advanced Teaching and Curriculum

The Advanced Teaching and Curriculum Certificate is designed to meet the needs of in-service teachers who seek advanced knowledge regarding effective instruction, curriculum, and assessments in a variety of educational settings, beyond what is required for initial teacher certification.

Upon completion of the Advanced Teaching and Curriculum Certificate, candidates will possess:

  • Knowledge of the many facets of education, including in-depth understanding of varying educational organizations and sectors
  • Expertise in developing, analyzing, implementing, and evaluating instructional strategies
  • Leadership, organizational, cross-cultural, interpersonal, advocacy, and communication skills, allowing them to work effectively with all stakeholders in the profession

In addition, the Advanced Teaching and Curriculum Certificate provides students with opportunities to explore a variety of other roles in education including instructional leaders both in and beyond the classroom; researchers in local, state, national or international organizations; and professionals in foundations, associations, corporations, and private education institutions.

Students who complete the Advanced Teaching and Curriculum Certificate  can apply their credits toward the M.S. in Teaching, Learning and Curriculum.


Curriculum

The Advanced Teaching and Curriculum Certificate is comprised of six graduate courses and 18 credits.

Course descriptions may be found in the Drexel Online Course Catalog under the M.S. in Teaching, Learning and Curriculum: Advanced Teaching.

Required Courses

Code Name Credits
EDUC 530 Advanced Techniques in Instruction and Assessment 3.0
EDUC 533 Virtual Learning Communities 3.0
EDUC 537 Learning Disabilities II 3.0
EDUC 608 The Intercultural Learner 3.0
EDUC 714 Instructional and Curricular Leadership 3.0
EDUC 813 Educational Issues Seminar 3.0