Post-Bachelor’s Certificate in Neuroscience, Learning & Online Instruction Overview The Post-Bachelor’s Certificate in Neuroscience, Learning & Online Instruction is designed to provide an advanced understanding and application of principles of neuroanatomy, neuroscience, cognitive processing, and learning theory, and how to apply these skills to online instruction.This certificate is for those who seek to instruct courses in online and/or blended environments across multiple fields of study. It provides the knowledge and skills to apply concepts of neuroscience, cognition, and learning theory to online instruction based on evidenced-based research and real-world practice.After completing this six-course certificate, you'll be able to:Address regulations related to online learningApply neurobiology and learning theory approaches to online instruction to support transfer of learning and self-efficacyApply procedural and metacognitive scaffolding strategies to online instructionCompare and contrast neuroimaging techniques for investigating cognitive function following injury resulting in impairmentDescribe neuroanatomy, cognitive function, and multi-sensory learningDiscuss cognitive, social, and emotional learning as it relates to adult learners and the memory processElucidate the relationship between neuroplasticity, neural networks, and rehabilitationExplain the anatomical and physical bases of learning and memoryAn interdisciplinary certificate designed for the following audiences: Post-baccalaureate professionals who instruct or plan to instruct courses in online and/or blended environments building upon the facets of neuroscience, cognitive function, and online learning.Graduate students wishing to continue their graduate study to include a post-baccalaureate certificate in Neuroscience, Learning and Online Instruction.The Drexel Difference in Neuroscience, Learning & Online InstructionDrexel University’s Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Neuroscience, Learning & Online Instruction is unique since it is among the first programs to blend neuroscience, learning, and online instruction across multiple fields of study. The program integrates currently offered discipline-specific courses, enabling it to serve as a “gateway” for those seeking a master’s or doctoral degree.For questions, please contact: Jillian Randall Academic Advisor 267.359.5692 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 553Neuroscience of Learning3.0IPS 554Online Neuropedagogy, Regulations & Online Instruction3.0IPS 600Capstone: Applying Neurobiology to Online Instruction 3.0Three additional courses chosen from one of the following disciplines:*9.0Nursing & Health Professions NURS 606Curriculum Design for Higher Level Cognition NURS 613The Role and Responsibility of the Nursing Professor NURS 615Assessment, Measurement and Evaluation NURS 616Teaching Methods in Nursing Education Education ELL 502E-Learning Technologies ELL 503Teaching and Learning Issues in E-Learning ELL 504Learning Technologies & Disabilities EDLT 532Designing Virtual Communities for Staff Development - Non-Field Experience EDLT 550Introduction to Instructional Design Engineering EGMT 504Engineering Management Communications EGMT 581Human Relations and Organizational Behavior EGMT 650Engineering Leadership SYSE 685Systems Engineering Management PROJ 501Introduction to Project Management Total Credits18.0*You may be able to transfer up to three courses to meet the specialty concentration requirement View Course Descriptions Admissions Criteria A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institutionRequired DocumentsWith multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our Completing Your Application Guide.A completed applicationOfficial transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attendedTwo professional letters of recommendationPersonal statement (under 1,000 words) that will give the admissions committee a better understanding of: Why you are choosing this particular program of study,Your plans upon completion of the graduate degree, andHow your current work experience will enhance your experience in this programResumeAdditional requirements for International Students Tuition The tuition rate for the academic year 2017-2018 is $940 per credit. (A 10% discount off Drexel's regular tuition rate of $1044 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 Neuroscience, Learning & Online Instruction Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online! or Any problems? Find help or contact us.