Global Research University, Experiential Learning Leader
Drexel is a comprehensive global research university ranked among the top 100 in the nation. With approximately 26,000 students, Drexel is one of America's 15 largest private universities.
Drexel has built its global reputation on core achievements that include:
- Leadership in experiential learning.
- A history of academic technology firsts.
- Recognition as a model of best practices in translational, use-inspired research.
Founded in 1891 in Philadelphia, Drexel now engages with students and communities around the world via:
- Three Philadelphia campuses and other regional sites.
- The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, the nation’s oldest major natural science museum and research organization.
- International research partnerships including China and Israel.
- Drexel Online, one of the oldest and most successful providers of online degree programs.
Drexel is one of Philadelphia's top 10 private employers, and a major engine for economic development in the region. Drexel has committed to being the nation’s most civically engaged university, with community partnerships integrated into every aspect of service and academics.
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Drexel University's online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program is a degree completion program accredited by AACSB International - the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide. The program is designed to provide a broad-based business education introducing students to all the functional areas of business, the quantitative aspects of decision making and the behavioral factors common to all organizational structures.
Employers know what makes a Drexel nurse stand out – it’s the action-based learning and in-depth clinical skills that allow our students to use their newly acquired knowledge immediately and improve patient outcomes to lead nursing into the future. Drexel University's online RN to BSN program allows nurses to remain employed while learning valuable skills that will result in greater career opportunities over time. Program features include:
The MS in Teaching, Learning and Curriculum: Teacher Certification Track is designed for Bachelors-prepared students with work and life experience who wish to qualify for state teaching certification while simultaneously earning their Master's degree. Through Interstate Reciprocity Agreements among the states, graduates of this program can become certified to teach in almost any state in the nation. Students can become certified to teach elementary education (grades PreK-4).
The MS in Teaching, Learning and Curriculum: Teacher Certification Track is designed for Bachelors-prepared students with work and life experience who wish to qualify for state teaching certification while simultaneously earning their Master's degree. Through Interstate Reciprocity Agreements among the states, graduates of this program can become certified to teach in almost any state in the nation. Students can become certified to teach secondary education (grades 7-12).
The online Master of Health Administration degree is designed for experienced health care professionals seeking to explore the three areas of health leadership – transformation, execution, and people.
The Online Master of Legal Studies offered by Drexel’s Thomas R. Kline School of Law provides professionals seeking advanced legal knowledge with an in-depth, specialized study of the legal system. This graduate degree program is designed for individuals to develop and improve career related skills. Optional specializations include: Health Care Compliance, Human Resources Compliance, Higher Education Compliance, NCAA Compliance and Sports Law, Criminal Law, and Entrepreneurship and Law.
Designed specifically for working professionals, the online MS in Arts Administration integrates innovative management practice, arts administration theory, and practicum into this internationally-recognized curriculum. As a student, you’ll benefit from Drexel’s multi-disciplinary approach through a class structure that incorporates three integral branches of the arts: research, policy, and practice.
Offers training to research professionals from diverse backgrounds, including: junior physicians, clinical fellows, clinical research coordinators, physician assistants, individuals involved in clinical research organizations and more.
An online master's degree program offering career-oriented courses that prepare students for work on the cutting edge of technology.
The Master of Science in Construction Management gives professionals the opportunity to develop the multidisciplinary skills required of effective construction managers. The program focuses on training professionals to meet the challenge of increasing owner demands, tighter project delivery times and increasing regulation. The program provides the leadership skills professionals need to navigate the many daily challenges construction organizations face in successfully managing construction operations.
The Master of Science degree program in Drug Discovery and Development offers you the opportunity to understand, evaluate and engage with the entire process of drug discovery and development. This unique program provides the rigorous scientific and technical training necessary to succeed in the complex and multidisciplinary field of drug discovery, and facilitates a smooth transition to an enduring and productive career with a biotechnology firm, pharmaceutical company, contract research or nonprofit organization or an academic institution. Advanced electives that let you customize the program and focus on one or more areas of particular interest such as New Product Development, Clinical Research, Epidemiology, Regulatory Affairs, Technology Transfer, Pharmaceutical Law or Strategic Planning.
A multi-disciplinary master's degree program designed for engineers and scientists who want to advance into engineering management and executive roles. Program outcomes include learning how to manage technical resources and solve problems that require close cooperation between technical and non-technical staff.
The online MS in Finance program prepares you for careers in private wealth management, portfolio management, security analysis, financial consulting, public accounting, and banking. Many students also seek to achieve the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.
This accredited program is for those interested in establishing a career in finance or financial services, seeking career advancement, or looking to make a career change. It also includes optional internship and consulting opportunities.
Designed to prepare students with the skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary to work effectively with the complex economic, political, cultural, and social contexts that influence education and learning in diverse parts of the world. Graduates of the program are able to recognize the various dimensions of educational interventions; develop, analyze and implement new educational policies in a variety of multi-cultural settings, both public and private; provide critique on international, comparative, and educational research; and lead their organizations in addressing the dramatic change in society and culture due to globalization and how these influence education.
The MSHI focuses on the systems of informatics and psycho-social aspects of the healthcare field. The program provides students from diverse academic and professional backgrounds with the knowledge and skills to use information and knowledge processing methodology and information and communication technology efficiently and responsibly in order to improve health outcomes in varied settings, including medicine, nursing and public health in primary and hospital care, industry, government, and academia.
Prepares students with the tools and knowledge needed for career advancement in the field of higher education. Students undergo rigorous preparation to lead complex administrative and management positions in university and college offices, national and international associations and organizations, government agencies, foundations, and corporations in the U.S. and around the world. Optional concentrations include Community College Administration and Leadership, Educational Policy, Enrollment Management, Global and International Education, Learning Technologies, Student Development and Affairs
The accredited Master of Science in Information Systems degree program trains systems specialists with the latest technology and techniques to help IT professionals transform their digital platform. The curriculum teaches the application of new technology to today's most pressing computer and information systems problems. Graduates of the program assume senior roles in areas such as information systems analysis and design, requirements engineering, software programming, interface design, and information resources management.
Prepares tomorrow's information professionals for roles such as web developers, knowledge management and Internet content specialists, competitive intelligence experts, or digital librarians. This degree is accredited by the American Library Association (ALA). Drexel University’s online MSLIS program is ranked top 10 among library science programs nationally by U.S. News and World Report.
The accredited online MSN: Clinical Nurse Leader program is designed to prepare nurses for an evolving advanced generalist role in the quickly changing, increasingly complex clinical care environment. The program incorporates advanced knowledge and skill, clinical expertise in an 'evidence and quality' driven context, accountability for outcomes of care, integration of health care services, and clinical leadership for the care of clients. It also emphasizes the development of competencies related to the use of technology, evidence-based practice, customization of care, health team and interdisciplinary leadership, and outcome and risk assessment.
Drexel University's accredited online MSN: Clinical Trials Research provides students with knowledge and skills in several critical areas including phases of clinical research investigation, new drug approval processes, drug protocol development, budgeting for clinical trials, informed consent, patient and family issues, business management and marketing for clinical trials, and applying FDA rules and regulations. Developed by Drexel’s top-ranked College of Nursing and Health Professions, the program is ideal for nurses interested in a career of leading medical innovation through creative problem-solving.
The accredited online MSN: Leadership in Health Systems Management prepares practicing nurses for senior administration roles in the constantly evolving and demanding health care environment. The program focuses on information systems management and evidence-based decision-making, two skill sets that are absolutely critical for today's nurse executives. Students learn how to solve problems, make decisions and operationalize the delivery of high-quality health care. The program focuses on leadership training and the development of fiscal management, legal and ethical issues, strategic planning, organizational structures and marketing.
Drexel's accredited online MSN: Nursing Education prepares nurses to work as educators and faculty for nursing programs at all education levels. This exemplary program integrates theories specific to adult learning, curriculum design and evaluation of courses and programs, critical thinking, clinical and classroom techniques, preparation for the role of the nursing professor, and focuses on preparing you to successfully pass the new Certified Nursing Educator Exam.
The accredited online MSN: Nursing Innovation is designed for nurses who seek to re-invent and transform nursing practice in today's tumultuous health care system. Graduates fill innovative and problem-solving roles as clinicians, educators, administrators and clinical scientists, while others choose to move toward the business environment of healthcare. The program emphasizes entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial approaches to advanced nursing practices and focuses on models, methods, environments and processes that will give you the tools to redesign and improve healthcare systems big and small.
Drexel’s online Master's in Professional Studies program has been modernized to provide the highly-valued interpersonal skills you need to collaborate, negotiate, and lead effectively in today’s competitive workplace. The Interdisciplinary Workplace Competencies concentration, in which you'll take courses from the LeBow School of Business, the Close School of Entrepreneurship, the College of Education, and the College of Arts and Sciences, allows you to apply your knowledge and learned skills across multiple industries.
The MS in Project Management from Drexel University is designed for mid-career professionals that seek to develop project management capabilities for application in a variety of fields. The program trains you to effectively manage projects, programs and portfolios in today’s competitive production environments, and incorporates business acumen with valued communication skills and leadership ability. The program's curriculum is aligned with the internationally-recognized Project Management Institute’s A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) and designed to support the completion of the Project Management Institute’s (PMI)® Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification. Designed to meet the needs of working professionals, the MS in Project Management is a flexible, convenient part-time degree program. Courses are offered in the Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer, allowing students the opportunity to complete all degree requirements in as few as two years.
Drexel University's MS in Sport Management is designed to help sport administrators and managers understand the connections between nutrition, psychology, management skills and athletics at a level beyond baccalaureate education. The program prepares you for careers in a wide spectrum of organizations in the sport industry including: professional sport, collegiate athletics, corporate sport marketing, public relations and sponsorship firms, recreation, community and leisure industries, sport agency, and the health and fitness industries.
The Master of Science in Teaching, Learning, and Curriculum degree expands upon initial teacher certification to provide educators with career options outside the traditional classroom. This flexible program allows students to customize their own concentration, or select from the following areas: Educational leadership, Instructional technology, International education, or Higher education.
Drexel’s Online MBA Accelerated features the academic rigor and recognition of LeBow College of Business at Drexel University, one of the most recognized academic and research institutions in the US. Our online MBA is accredited by AACSB International, the highest accreditation for a U.S. Business School. Ranked among the top 15 in the world by Financial Times, and number one in career services globally.
Drexel University’s part-time online Flex MBA prepares business leaders for high-level management and entrepreneurial roles in a balanced 42 month program. The program trains students to master the fundamentals of business, identify leadership strengths, and think strategically using quantitative data. Our online MBA is accredited by AACSB International, the highest accreditation for a U.S. Business School. Ranked among the top 15 in the world by Financial Times, and number one in career services globally.
Drexel University’s online Doctor of Education degree equips ambitious professionals with advanced management competencies for a broad range of learning environments. Offered by Drexel’s award-winning School of Education, this accredited, fully-online program is ideal for all levels of administrators and instructional experts, and participants may choose one of six concentrations. The program runs for 3 years, part time, and is organized in cohorts (groups) to establish an important learning community that studies and grows together.
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