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Graduate Education Programs & Teaching Degrees

Drexel University School of Education

For graduates and professionals who want to take their expertise to the next level or change careers, Drexel University’s unique Master's in Education programs provide a foundation for success in the real world.

We develop leaders who solve complex problems and make extraordinary contributions to the education field. Drexel’s School of Education focuses on experiences, research, social impact and community building.

The School of Education offers the following Master's of Science in Education programs:

Graduate Education Programs & Teaching Degrees Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Masters in Education?

A master’s in education degree is an advanced degree in particular subject within the field of education. Subjects include PreK-12 education areas, applied behavior analysis, higher education, education policy, international education, creativity, human resource development, and sports coaching, among others. Students in a master’s program must already possess a bachelor’s degree to enroll in their desired graduate program.

Why Get a Masters in Education?

People earn a master’s degree in education for many reasons. For some, a master’s degree allows them to advance in their career and increase their earnings, while others seek to expand their knowledge on a particular subject area in the field of education.

What Can You Do with a Masters in Education?

A masters in education will prepare you for a wide range of careers. Depending on the subject you choose, you could be eligible for several careers including:

  • Certified Behavior Analyst
  • Certified Teacher
  • Creative entrepreneur
  • Education Policy Analyst
  • High school, collegiate, or professional coach
  • Instructional design leader
  • School Principal
  • Workplace training and development professional

What are the Types of Masters in Education degrees?

The most popular Masters in Education degrees include the Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) and the Master of Education (M. Ed). Some universities offer a Master’s of Arts in Education (MA Ed) and a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT). Drexel offers Master of Science degrees in a variety of education subjects as seen in the list above.

What is the Difference Between a Masters in Teaching and a Masters in Education?

A Master’s in Teaching Degree focuses on K-12 teaching and student learning, whereas a Master’s degree in Education can apply to several areas of education including teaching, instruction, policy, adult learning, employee development, and more.

Is the GRE Required for a Masters in Education?

Not all colleges and universities require GRE scores as part of its admission requirements. Drexel University’s School of Education does not require GRE scores for admission into its Masters programs. You can view admission requirements by clicking on any of the programs listed above or visit our admissions page.


Program Questions

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