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  • Undergraduate Certificate In Creativity And Innovation Online

    In a world of increasing complexity, change, and competition, generating new ideas is now essential for leaders across all fields, and the application of creativity skills distinguishes those who maintain the status quo from those who inspire a new direction or vision.

    Drexel’s fully-online certificate program teaches the fundamental theories of creativity, helping you understand and harness your own creative strengths in order to better solve problems within the workplace. You’ll also learn how to present methods for assessing creative strengths, making you a valuable asset to any organization.

    Program Features

    • Flexible, fully-online coursework designed for busy professionals that can be completed on your own schedule
    • Credits can be applied toward one of our online bachelor’s degree programs
    • Completely online format lets you learn when it’s convenient for you
    • The Drexel/Torrance Center for Creativity and Innovation, directed by Dr. Fredricka Reisman, promotes creativity using programs that cultivate skills in creative thinking, innovative leadership practices, and problem solving techniques

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    State restrictions may apply to some programs.

    Curriculum

    This program is organized into four 10-week quarters per year (as opposed to the traditional two semester system) which means you can take more courses in a shorter time period. One semester credit is equivalent to 1.5 quarter credits.

    Core Courses  
    CRTV 301 Foundations in Creativity 3.0
    CRTV 302 Tools and Techniques in Creativity 3.0
    CRTV 303 Creativity in the Workplace 3.0
    Electives  
    Select three of the following: 9.0
    EDLT 101
    Learning, Culture, & Technology Workshop I  
    EDLT 238
    New Media Literacies  
    EDLT 353
    Play and Learning in Participatory Cultures  
    PRST 450
    Creative Leadership for Professionals  
    WRIT 220
    Creative Nonfiction Writing  
    WRIT 225
    Creative Writing  
    Total Credits 18.0

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    Admissions Criteria

    • A high school diploma

    Required Documents

    With multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our Completing Your Application Guide.

    Tuition

    The tuition rate for the academic year 2021-2022 is $543 per credit. (A 40% tuition savings off Drexel's regular tuition rate of $905 per credit)

    Per credit tuition rates for the 2021-22 academic year will be charged at $530/quarter credit for the fall 2021 quarter; and $543/quarter credit for the winter, spring, and summer 2022 quarters.

    • This program is not eligible for Financial Aid.
    • Special tuition rates available for Drexel University AlumniMilitary members, and members of our Partner Organizations.
      • These rates apply only to new online students and students being readmitted.
      • These rates apply only to fully online courses. Hybrid or on-campus courses may have different rates.
      • Tuition rates are subject to increase with the start of each academic year in the fall term.
      • All students must contact applyDUonline@drexel.edu within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify.
      • Special rates cannot be combined. If you qualify for more than one special rate, you'll be given the one with the largest savings.
      • When receiving special tuition plans with Drexel University Online, you may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University.

     

    Academic Calendar

    2021-2022 Academic Year

    Term

    Classes Begin

    Classes End

    Exams Begin

    Exams End

    Fall 2021

    September 20, 2021

    December 4, 2021

    December 6, 2021

    December 11, 2021

    Winter 2022

    January 3, 2022

    March 12, 2022

    March 14, 2022

    March 19, 2022

    Spring 2022

    March 28, 2022

    June 4, 2022

    June 6, 2022

    June 11, 2022

    Summer 2022

    June 20, 2022

    August 27, 2022

    August 29, 2022

    September 3, 2022

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