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Program Overview

M.S. in Education Improvement and Transformation

Drexel University’s School of Education offers an entirely new approach to obtaining a graduate degree, allowing the student total flexibility to study the topics most relevant to their career growth.

The M.S. in Educational Improvement and Transformation is structured around Professional Development Concentration Sets on topics that are timely, appropriate and immediately applicable to today’s educator. This unique master’s degree prepares students to lead significant initiatives in formal and informal education sectors.

Professional Development Concentration Sets

The set topics are of paramount importance to today’s educators: Creativity & Innovation, Educational Policy, Evaluation & Assessment, Leadership in Educational Settings, Learning Technologies, and Urban Education.

Students work with their advisor to develop a course of study that is grounded in their specific career goals, taking a total of 36 credits. A course on Evaluation and Assessment and a Capstone Project are required for completion.

Education Improvement & Transformation Degree Options

The Concentration Sets are also offered as Professional Development Certificates, for those students who have a desire for a particular skill set but are unable to commit to a degree program. Credits earned in the certificate program may then be applied to the master’s degree when the student is ready and upon acceptance.*

This program is conveniently available online and at the University Center in Pottstown, Pennsylvania. Students enrolled at the Pottstown University Center will study in a blended format of online coursework and executive-style weekend classes.

* A Drexel University certificate is issued for each completed certificate program prior to enrolling in the master’s program. Once enrolled, certificates are not issued to students in the degree program who have completed each Concentration Set.