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Graduate Minors

Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions has nine specific minor programs to offer graduate students from any program. Each graduate minor consists of four courses for a total of 12 credits. If you are interested in enrolling in any of the minor courses, contact your advisor.

Nursing Leadership in Health Systems Management

Nursing Leadership in Health Systems Management

The Nursing Leadership in Health Systems Management curriculum is designed to help students understand the current healthcare environment and prepare for upcoming changes in healthcare systems and care delivery. Core content is based in transformational leadership. Students will examine the role of organizational leaders and develop leadership skills that meet the competencies of nurse leaders as defined by the American Nurses Association and the American Organization of Nurse Executives.

Required Courses

Nursing Education

Nursing Education

The curriculum for this program teaches students the foundational principles necessary for teaching in various settings: classroom, clinical and college laboratories, hospitals and health care agencies. Graduates of this certificate program are prepared to work as nursing educators, nursing faculty, or nursing professors in all types of programs, at all levels, in a variety of settings. The coursework addresses the following competencies:

Required Courses

Health Administration

Health Administration

This graduate minor is designed for those pursuing graduate studies who are interested in finding a place in management in the health care industry, health policy, health care advocacy, non-profit organizations or other leadership roles in health care services or human services.

Required Courses


Complementary and Integrative Therapies Graduate

Complementary and Integrative Therapies Graduate

This program is applicable to a wide range of healthcare professionals including nurses, nurse practitioners, physician's assistants, creative arts therapists, couple and family therapists, women's health practitioners, members of oncology organizations, members of AHNA, and more. Admission requires a minimum of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Required Courses