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About Drake University

Founded over 130 years ago, Drake University is recognized as one of the finest institutions of higher learning in the Midwest. A mid-sized, private university in Des Moines, Iowa, Drake offers the benefits and resources of a larger institution along with the advantages of intimate class sizes and close personal relationships. Drake enrolls more than 3,000 undergraduates and 1,900 graduate students from 45 states and more than 40 countries.

Registration Information

If you are a first time student, you must provide the PLS Classes registration team with your date of birth and Social Security Number in order for Drake University to process grades. Please contact the PLS Classes Registration Team at 866.757.2527 to supply us with your information.

For more information about receiving graduate or continuing education credit through Drake University, please contact:

Charles Sengstock, Ed.D.
Continuing Education & Professional Development Director


Drake University has been on the approved list of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools since 1913. Since reorganization of the Association in 2000, Drake University has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Drake was granted continuing accreditation in 2018.

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Dr. Chuck Sengstock

Drake University has partnered with PLS 3rd Learning since the 1970’s when PLS 3rd Learning courses were used to develop the School of Educations first master’s degree. Since then, we have worked collaboratively to offer face-to-face and online courses to tens of thousands of educators across Iowa and the world. PLS courses are developed and facilitated by expert educators and provide our students with immediately applicable content. We are proud to say we partner with PLS Classes and believe with their courses, we are making a difference in the lives of teachers and their students.

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