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Program Overview

M.S. in Teaching, Learning and Curriculum: Teacher Certification

Drexel's M.S. in Teaching, Learning and Curriculum: Teacher Certification develops 21st-century educators who possess a strong background in content, pedagogy and field-based experiences.  With an emphasis on science, math and technology, these teacher-leaders become the conduit to motivate a new generation of learners.

Preparing 21st-Century Educators

The M.S. in Teaching, Learning and Curriculum: Teacher Certification program is ideal for those who are interested in teaching* or considering a second, meaningful career.

Through this program, students may become certified to teach in the following areas:

  • Elementary Education (Pre K-4)
  • Secondary Education (7-12)
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Earth and Space Science
  • English
  • Environmental Education (K-12)
  • General Science
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Social Studies

Special Education certification is available as a second concentration option with four additional post-master's courses.

Students Intending to Become Teachers Outside of Pennsylvania

This online teaching certification program will prepare you for a Pennsylvania Instructional I Certificate. Through operation of interstate reciprocity agreements, a Pennsylvania teaching certificate may be converted to the analogous teaching certificate in another state. We recommend prospective students contact their state's Department of Education to find out these transfer procedures before proceeding. Learn more about interstate reciprocity policies and requirements in your state.

Students Living Overseas

Students not living in the U.S. should contact the School of Education at 215-895-6770 for specific requirements for international field experiences, PECT or Praxis exams, and certification application requirements.

* The degree may be obtained without acquiring certification.