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Curriculum

M.S. in Education Improvement and Transformation

The M.S. in Educational Improvement and Transformation is a 45-credit program that may be tailored to the specific knowledge and needs of each student. The “core” curriculum is comprised of four Professional Development Concentration Sets (12 courses/36 credits) in strategic education improvement areas. Created in response to a need for education professionals to earn additional credentials and broaden their knowledge, students study a variety of topics relevant to education and leadership.

For course descriptions, please see the Drexel University Course Catalog.

Core Courses—36 Credits

Creativity & Innovation

Code Name Credits
CRTV 502 Tools & Techniques in Creativity 3.0
CRTV 503 Creativity in the Workplace 3.0
CRTV 650 Current Trends in Creativity & Innovation 3.0

Educational Policy

Code Name Credits
EDPO 620 Education Policy: Concepts, Issues and Application 3.0
EDPO 628 American Educational Policy and US Competitiveness 3.0
EDPO 632 Ethics in Educational Policy Making 3.0

Evaluation & Assessment

Code Name Credits
EDHE 690 Foundations of Evaluation 3.0
EDHE 682 The Evaluation Process 3.0
EDUC 804 Study of Education Organizations Through Evaluation and Assessment Design 3.0

Leadership in Educational Settings

Code Name Credits
CRTV 610 Creativity and Change Leadership 3.0
EDUC 702 School Leadership & Decision Making 3.0
EDUC 800 Educational Leadership & Change 3.0

Learning Technologies

Code Name Credits
EDLT 532 Designing Virtual Communities 3.0
EDLT 537 Technologies for Performance Support 3.0
EDLT 538 New Media Literacies 3.0

Urban Education

Code Name Credits
EDAM 500 Leading in Urban, Rural and Suburban Settings 3.0
EDUC 516 Diversity & Today's Teacher 3.0
EDUC 561 Mediating/Resolving Conflict in School Settings 3.0

 Required – 4.5 Credits

Code Name Credits
EIT 715 Evaluation and Assessment 4.5

Capstone – 4.5 Credits

Code Name Credits
EDUC 799 Independent Study 4.5