Certificate in Advanced Practice in Pediatric Rehabilitation Overview Drexel’s accredited online Certificate in Advanced Practice in Pediatric Rehabilitation provides physical therapists and occupational therapists with advanced specialization in multiple facets of pediatric rehabilitation, including early intervention, school-based practice, or other pediatric services in a professional learning community. Practitioners will learn to enhance their comprehension of family and client-centered practice in diverse settings.View our program pamphlet for a more detailed overview of the program.Program FeaturesCourses taught by internationally-recognized on-campus faculty from Drexel University College of Nursing and Health ProfessionsOpportunity and resources to prepare students for specialty certification (PCS) through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS)30 year department history of pediatric physical therapy teaching, research and serviceWholly online coursework in a dynamic and interactive learning environmentFor questions, please contact:Lisa Chiarello, PT, PhD, PCS, FAPTA, Professor Program Director 267.359.5532 email@example.comErin Gabriele, MS Admissions Coordinator Department of Physical Therapy & Rehab Sciences 267.359.5535 firstname.lastname@example.orgState restrictions may apply to some programs. Learn more. Curriculum Requirements Select 12.0 credits from the following:12.0PTRS 740Issues in Pediatric Health & Rehabilitation PTRS 760Pediatric Decision Making PTRS 761Pediatric Clinical Application PTRS 772Selected Topics in Pediatrics PTRS 780Foundations of School-based Practice PTRS 781Advanced Competencies in School-based Practice View Course Descriptions Admissions Criteria A bachelor's degree in any field A current U.S. OT or PT license Required DocumentsWith multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our supporting document submission guide.A completed applicationOfficial transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attendedTwo letters of recommendationThese letters should outline your personal qualities as a clinician and insight into your academic abilities, and come from co-workers including OT's, PT's, physicians, or other healthcare professionals.Letters from supervisors or academic faculty are highly encouraged.One-page essay expressing why you want to enroll in the program ResumeA copy of current U.S. OT or PT license with a visible expiration dateAdditional requirements for International Students Tuition The tuition rate for the academic year 2015-2016 is $556 per credit. This rate applies only to new online matriculated students. Students receiving special tuition plans with Drexel Online may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University. This program is not currently eligible for Federal Financial Aid, however, we offer tuition reduction through our network of partner companies and organizations, and for Drexel University alumni and those in the military. Academic Calendar Term Classes Begin Classes End Exams Begin Exams End Fall 2015 September 21, 2015 December 5, 2015 December 7, 2015 December 12, 2015 Winter 2016 January 4, 2016 March 14, 2016 March 15, 2016 March 19, 2016 Spring 2016 March 28, 2016 June 6, 2016 June 7, 2016 June 10, 2016 Summer 2016 June 20, 2016 August 29, 2016 August 30, 2016 September 3, 2016 Apply today for a Certificate in Advanced Practice in Pediatric Rehabilitation Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online! or Any problems? Find help or contact us.