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Undergraduate Degree in Education: Admissions & Requirements

Drexel University School of Education

Bachelor's Degree in Education Admission Requirements

  • Prerequisites include three years of mathematics (algebra I & II, geometry) and at least one year of laboratory science (biology, chemistry, or physics)
  • Undergraduate admission application
  • Application fee, $50
  • Essay
  • Transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Standardized test scores
  • Financial aid information
  • Proof of financial responsibility (international applicants only)

The above listed requirements are for full-time undergraduate programs. For further questions about admission to our full-time programs, please visit the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

Part-Time, Evening Programs

  • Part-Time undergraduate admission application
  • Transcripts
  • Standardized test scores
  • Financial aid information

For further questions about admission to our part-time or evening programs, please visit the Office of Part Time Undergraduate Admissions.

Requirements for an Online Bachelor's Degree in Education

  • First-Year Students: Between 0 – 23 previous college semester credits from a regionally accredited institution* Applicant must have earned high school diploma or GED within the last 2 years.
  • Transfer Students: A minimum of 24 previous college semester credits (36 quarter credits) from a regionally accredited institution, with a grade of C or better in content courses, or a grade of B or better in core pedagogy.*
  • College GPA of 2.5 or above (cumulative GPA of 3.0 must be achieved by end of program to obtain PA state teaching certification).
  • Non-Matriculated Option: Drexel University also offers a non-matriculated option, where you can take courses without being enrolled in a degree-granting program.

*A transcript review will be conducted by a University advisor

Bachelor's Degree in Education Admissions Deadlines

Students interested in applying for the BS in Education program may apply for early decision, early action, or regular admission. The full list of application deadlines can be found on the Office of Undergraduate Admissions website.

If you have any questions, or would like more information, please contact:

Jaclyn Aldworth
Assistant Director of Recruitment