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Graduate Minor Programs in Education

Drexel University School of Education

Drexel University School of Education proudly offers three graduate minor in education programs to offer all Drexel graduate students majoring in other subjects to enrich their educational experience. Each graduate education minor consists of four courses for a total of 12 credits.

Types of Graduate Minors

Creativity and Innovation Education Minor

The Creativity & Innovation Graduate Minor seeks to produce the fundamental creative problem-solving content and competencies that are indicative of creative education leaders. The minor is designed to provide knowledge of the major creativity theories that will enhance a student's latent creative strengths and foster their ability to apply creativity in the workplace.

Required Courses

CRTV501 Foundations in Creativity 3.0
CRTV502 Tools and Techniques in Creativity 3.0
CRTV503 Creativity in the Workplace 3.0
CRTV610 Creativity and Change Leadership 3.0

Course descriptions may be found in the Drexel University Course Catalog.

Global and International Education Minor

The Global and International Education Graduate Minor is designed as an introduction preparing students with the skills and knowledge necessary to be leaders and to work effectively within the complex economic, political, cultural, and social contexts that influence education and learning in diverse parts of the world. The program seeks to build knowledge about education as one of several interacting sectors of society and analyzes the role of education systems within and among different countries of the world.

Required Courses

EDGI503 Global, International & Comparative Education
EDGI510 Culture, Society & Education in Comparative Perspective 3.0
EDGI522  Education for Global Citizenship, Sustainability, and Social Justice 3.0
  School of Education Graduate Elective (ask advisor for details) 3.0

Course descriptions may be found in the Drexel University Course Catalog.

Higher Education Leadership Minor

The Higher Education Leadership graduate minor provides an overview of career paths in colleges and universities, as well as national and international organizations, foundations, associations, and corporations that make up the broader higher education landscape. Opportunities for current and future practitioners in administrative and leadership positions in higher education settings are explored.

Required Courses

EDHE501 Foundations of higher Education and Governance 3.0
EDHE521 Student Development Theory and Application 3.0
EDHE541 Institutional Assessment, Accreditation and Effectiveness
  Higher Education Leadership Elective Course (EDHE Courses) 3.0

Course descriptions may be found in the Drexel University Course Catalog.

Mind, Brain & Learning Minor

The graduate minor in Mind, Brain, and Learning provides educators and professional development trainers with an opportunity to study Mind, Brain, and Education science within real-world contexts. Graduate students in this interdisciplinary minor will be able to apply knowledge, skills, and experience to course design and instruction across educational formats, including online, blended/hybrid, and onsite, to optimize learning within educational and workforce environments. 

Required Courses

CRTV615 Neuroscience, Creativity and Innovation 3.0
EDHE620 Mind, Brain and Learning 3.0
EDHE621 Neuropedagogy and Assessment 3.0
EDHE622 Neurodiversity in Education and Workforce  3.0

Course descriptions may be found in the Drexel University Course Catalog. Students should contact their academic advisor to enroll in minor courses.

Program Questions

Jack Barnes Director of Student Recruitment Drexel University School of Education

For questions about School of Education academic programs, please contact Jack Barnes, Director of Recruitment