Graduate Minor in Neuroscience, Learning and Instruction

About the Graduate Minor

This six-course graduate minor includes three interdisciplinary core courses and three discipline specific elective courses. The program provides knowledge and skills to health professions graduate students enrolled at Drexel University who seek to build the skills and competencies essential to instruct courses in online and/or blended environments across multiple fields of study utilizing methodological approaches related to neuroscience, the brain’s memory systems, the learning process, and the impact of health and emotions on learning.

Students currently enrolled in a masters program may use required courses in their masters program to meet the 9.0 credit electives requirement. Please contact Ms. Jillian Randall (contact info below) for more information.

Admission Requirement

  • Current enrollment in a master's program at Drexel University
  • GPA of 3.0 and above
  • Standardized Tests: None
  • Transcripts: Not required
  • Prerequisites: N/A
  • References: Not required
  • Personal Statement/ Essay: Personal statement describing interest in minor and relevance to career goals
  • Interview/Portfolio: Not required
  • CV/Resume: Required

Tuition and Fee Rates

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Program Requirements

IPS 553Neuroscience of Learning3.0
IPS 554Online Neuropedagogy, Regulations & Online Instruction3.0
IPS 600Capstone: Applying Neurobiology to Instruction3.0
Electives: *3.0
Designing Virtual Communities for Staff Development - Non-Field Experience
Introduction to Instructional Design
E-Learning Technologies
Teaching and Learning Issues in E-Learning
Learning Technologies & Disabilities
Curriculum Design for Higher Level Cognition
The Role and Responsibility of the Nursing Professor
Assessment, Measurement and Evaluation
Teaching Methods in Nursing Education
Teaching Strategies and Learning Technologies in Health Professions Education
Assessment, Measurement, and Evaluation in Health Professions Education
Total Credits12.0

Additional Information

Transfer credits accepted to meet the elective requirement. Other electives accepted and approved on case-by-case basis.

For more information, contact:

Ms. Jillian Randall
Academic Advisor

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