Learning Via Five Facets

Teaching. Clinics. Supervision. Research. Professionalism. It is our goal that this education will prepare students to provide ethical, effective, and empathic care to those whom they will treat during their professional careers in the creative arts therapies.

Program Highlights

Compassionate and intelligent philosophy guided the design and operation of the program. The curriculum includes course content in the mental health sciences, theory of human development and behavior, multiculturalism, theory of creative arts therapies, research, ethics, and specialized courses for students in each discipline.

Innovative Technology

At Drexel University's College of Nursing and Health Professions, The Center for Interdisciplinary Clinical Simulation and Practice offers exactly what the name says -- cutting-edge clinical simulation training for all disciplines offered at the College. From high-fidelity mannekins to real actors in our electronic learning labs, we are here to help you.

Preparing Our Students

Students participate in supervised practica and internships in a variety of medical, mental health, educational and community settings with children and adults. The two-year program leads to eligibility for board certification exams and/or registration in the specialty. The programs also provide the academic and clinical requirements for licensure in professional counseling in many states. Part-time study is available.

Why Drexel?

The Creative Arts Therapy Program provides students with the most comprehensive and the highest-quality education in their respective creative arts therapy discipline. This education consists of an integration of the following elements:

  • Academic and Experiential Learning.
  • Practica/Internship Experience. 
  • Clinical Supervision.
  • Research.
  • Professionalism.


Please explore the many options available to you at Drexel University's Creative Arts Therapies Department. Examine the rigorous curriculum that prepares health care professionals. Of course, the best way to learn about Drexel is to visit us. We look forward to hearing from you.

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