Why Drexel?

Why Creative Arts Therapy Masters Program?

  • Diversity Scholarship Fund (Stronach-Buschel Endowed Creative Arts Therapy Diversity Scholarship) is now actively supporting two students per year, students who bring valuable diverse perspectives to the program.
  • An integrated blend of classroom, experiential and practical learning in the field.
  • You will learn side by side with your future colleagues in the other creative arts therapy specialties.
  • Philadelphia ’s lively arts community nourishes the artist, dancer, musician within and enables you to continue practicing your art form while in school.
  • Growth in student numbers: 90 full-time students in the department for the last two years!
  • Faculty who are national leaders in their fields.

Why Creative Arts Therapy Ph.D. Program?

  • PA Department of Education Site Visit team says “ . . . that as the program develops, Drexel University could take a leadership role in the development of a philosophy for doctoral education in the Creative Arts Therapies.”
  • One of only a few existing doctoral programs in the fields of art therapy, dance/movement therapy and music therapy.
  • Embodies a multi and inter-disciplinary approach to advanced scholarship in the creative arts therapies fields.
  • Its mission, educational philosophy, curriculum and pedagogy are based upon careful research.

Drexel University honored in U.S. News, America's Best Colleges 2010