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 firstname.lastname@example.orgErin Gabriele, MS Admissions Coordinator Department of Physical Therapy & Rehab Sciences 267.359.5535 email@example.comState 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.Requirements Select 12.0 credits: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 2016-2017 is $571 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 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.