Certificate in Advanced Teaching and Curriculum
Drexel University School of Education
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 MS in Teaching, Learning and Curriculum: Advanced Studies.
The Advanced Teaching and Curriculum Certificate is comprised of six graduate courses and 18 credits.
Course descriptions may be found in the Drexel University Course Catalog under the MS in Teaching, Learning and Curriculum: Advanced Teaching.