Education Improvement and Transformation

Drexel University

M.Sc. Online
12 months
1007 USD/credit
1007 USD/credit
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The Education Improvement and Transformation program of Drexel University is designed for innovators seeking to lead academic, organizational, and technological reform across a variety of settings, such as K-12 schools, higher education, government, and non-profit organizations.


This degree is specifically for ambitious professionals interested in transforming and making an impact on the education system for new generations of learners.

The Education Improvement and Transformation program of Drexel University allows you to customize a program that meets your individual career goals by selecting four concentration areas.

Available concentration ares

Collaborative Special Education Law & Process: Prepare to meet the unique learning needs of students with disabilities, through legally mandated school, home, and community collaboration.

Creativity & Innovation: Learn how to think like a creative professional, apply creativity to your chosen career, tap into your innate creativity, and investigate strategies to implement your ideas in an educational setting.

E-Learning Leadership: As the demand for academic programs and courses delivered via e-learning continues to grow, the corresponding need for leadership in this important area increases.

Education Policy: Gain insight into the policy-making aspect of education, with an emphasis on American policy and the ethics behind creating educational policies.

Entrepreneurship: Learn tools used by successful entrepreneurs and apply your knowledge through social experiential learning experiences.

Evaluation & Assessment: Even the most successful education institutions need to evaluate their performance. This concentration focuses on the evaluation process and how to effectively assess institutions on multiple levels.

Instructional Design: Prepare to effectively and efficiently design learning environments in diverse organizational settings using a variety of media.

Leadership in Educational Settings: Gain the knowledge and skills needed to be a leader in an educational setting, and examine how educational leaders operate by exploring topics such as decision-making and policy.

Learning in Game-Based Environments: Prepare to effectively use educational games in and out of the classroom and training center. You'll gain an overview of game development processes, learn to build basic games, and most importantly, examine how to assess and evaluate the learning experience as it relates to educational games.

Learning Technologies: Learning technologies are changing education through online tools. As a result, instructors who understand how and why people use technology are in high demand. This program encourages you to explore various aspects of learning technologies, including new media and virtual communities.

Special Education Leadership: Equip yourself with the advanced skills, knowledge, and competencies necessary to lead programs that meet the needs of students at risk for and with disabilities in multiple settings.

Urban Education: Urban education is one of the most prominent subjects in education today. Learn about the differences and similarities between urban and rural education settings, and how to resolve conflict in urban school settings, among other relevant topics.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Tools & Techniques in Creativity
  • Creativity in the Workplace
  • Current Trends in Creativity & Innovation
  • Education Policy: Concepts, Issues, and Applications
  • American Educational Policy and U.S. Competitiveness
  • Ethics in Educational Policy Making

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




45 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • A completed application
  • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended
  • Two professional letters of recommendation
  • Personal Statement (500 - 750 words) describing your interest in the program
  • If you've previously attended college outside of the United States, an official course-by-course transcript evaluation may be required
  • International Applicants whose first or native language is not English must take the TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE (Pearsons)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1007 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1007 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1007 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1007 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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