Graduate Minor in Creativity and Innovation

About the Graduate Minor

The Creativity & Innovation graduate minor provides the fundamentals of creative problem-solving content and competencies indicative of creative leaders. Elevate your vision, ignite your passion, and chart a course toward a future defined by innovation and ingenuity by equipping yourself with a powerful toolkit of tools and techniques to amplify your creative strengths toward unleashing your full potential. From ideation to implementation, you'll harness the power of creativity to tackle complex challenges and seize exciting opportunities, both in your personal life and in leadership roles within your workplace. 

In today's world of increasing complexity, change, and competition, the ability of all employees within an organization to generate new ideas and present those innovations to key decision makers is now essential for any successful organization. Creativity is multidisciplinary – it is in all professional fields from chemistry to engineering, from education to computer science, and from sociology to business. The graduate minor in Creativity & Innovation provides leaders, managers and employees with the awareness and creativity skills that will distinguish managers who maintain the status quo from leaders who inspire a new direction or vision. By internalizing the spirit of creativity and the principles of creative problem solving, individuals can be transformed into change leaders.

Admission Requirements

Students wishing to pursue the Creativity & Innovation (C&I) graduate minor will:

  • be a Drexel University graduate student in good standing
  • successfully complete an interview with the School of Education's C&I Program Manager
  • complete a Graduate Minor Form with the School of Education's C&I Program Manager

Program Requirements

Required courses
CRTV 501Foundations in Creativity3.0
CRTV 502Tools and Techniques in Creativity3.0
CRTV 503Creativity in the Workplace3.0
Select one of the following courses:3.0
Mind, Brain and Learning
Creativity and Change Leadership
Neuroscience, Creativity and Innovation
Global Perspectives on Creativity
Current Trends in Creativity & Innovation
Diagnostic Creative Intervention
Total Credits12.0

Additional Information

For more information, please visit the School of Education website.