Post-Bachelor’s Certificate in Issues in Human Trafficking Overview Human trafficking is a universal phenomenon which is on the rise and calls for increased awareness from both the general public and those in various professional disciplines in order to combat it. Drexel's accredited online human trafficking certificate provides students with the information and tools they need to understand the many complexities of human trafficking, treating victims, recognizing traffickers, and using legal recourse to prevent trafficking.The program is one of the only human trafficking certificates in the country and is designed for anyone interested in this worldwide phenomenon—especially professionals in health care, social services, nursing, medicine, criminology, social justice, education, law enforcement, public health, and child and adolescent specialties.Program FeaturesAll courses are taught by renowned human trafficking expert Dr. Donna Sabella, M.Ed, MSN, PhD, CRNP, PMHNP-BCGuest lectures from domestic and international human trafficking experts and victimsStudents will learn what human trafficking is, who is involved, where and why it occurs, what the victims' needs are, the global and domestic trends, current laws, and what domestic and global resources are available to victimsOptional study abroad opportunity at agency/organization that works with human trafficking victims to gain first-hand experienceFor questions, please contact:Dr. Donna Sabella Certificate Coordinator email@example.comRedian Furxhiu Student Services Manager 267.359.5691 firstname.lastname@example.orgState restrictions may apply to some programs. Learn more. 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.Required Courses IPS 545Introduction to Human Trafficking3.0IPS 546Psychosocial Dimensions of Human Trafficking3.0IPS 547Human Trafficking: Domestic and Global Trends3.0Total Credits9.0View Course Descriptions Admissions Criteria A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution with a GPA of 2.75 or higher on all previous coursework While a specific undergraduate major is not required, you should have some healthcare, psychology, or social service experience. Examples include social workers, psychiatric facility workers, corrections officers, etc.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) attended Two letters of recommendationPersonal statement (800 to 1,600 words) that will give the admissions committee a better understanding of: Why you are choosing this particular trackHow your current work experience will enhance your experience in this program, andYour plans upon completing the degreeResumeAdditional requirements for International Students Tuition The tuition rate for the academic year 2016-2017 is $913 per credit. (A 10% discount off Drexel's regular tuition rate of $1014 per credit) This rate applies only to new online students. Students being readmitted to Drexel University must contact applyDUonline@drexel.edu within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify. This program is not eligible for Financial Aid. Special tuition rates available for Drexel University Alumni, Military members, and members of our Partner Organizations. 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 2016-2017 Academic Year Term Classes Begin Classes End Exams Begin Exams End Fall 2016 September 19, 2016 December 3, 2016 December 5, 2016 December 10, 2016 Winter 2017 January 9, 2017 March 18, 2017 March 20, 2017 March 25, 2017 Spring 2017 April 3, 2017 June 10, 2017 June 12, 2017 June 16, 2017 Summer 2017 June 26, 2017 September 2, 2017 September 5, 2017 September 9, 2017 2017-2018 Academic Year Term Classes Begin Classes End Exams Begin Exams End Fall 2017 September 25, 2017 December 9, 2017 December 11, 2017 December 16, 2017 Winter 2018 January 8, 2018 March 17, 2018 March 19, 2018 March 24, 2018 Spring 2018 April 2, 2018 June 9, 2018 June 11, 2018 June 15, 2018 Summer 2018 June 25, 2018 September 1, 2018 September 4, 2018 September 8, 2018 Apply today for the Post-Bachelor's Certificate in Issues in Human Trafficking Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online! or Any problems? Find help or contact us.