Founded in 1891 in Philadelphia, Drexel University is a top-ranked private university, universally recognized as a burgeoning center of innovative academic excellence and a premier example of the transformative power of a modern urban university. Drexel has been offering online courses since 1996, bringing its recognized faculty and curricula to a worldwide student body.

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Founded in 1891 in Philadelphia,Drexel University is a top-ranked private university, universally recognized as a burgeoning center of innovative academic excellence and a premier example of the transformative power of a modern urban university. Drexel has been offering online courses since 1996, bringing its recognized faculty and curricula to a worldwide student body. Today, Drexel offers over 100 online degrees and online certificate programs for adults. The university's renowned partnership program additionally offers discounted tuition to employees of selected partner organizations, preparing a highly-educated, expert workforce for tomorrow’s most pressing challenges.

Consistently ranked amongst the world's best universities, a top-10 "Up-and-Coming" institution, and winning the 2010 Sloan-C Award for Excellence in Institution-Wide Online Education, Drexel University is committed to providing quality education opportunities online by offering a convenient way to earn a reputable, accredited degree with no career interruption, commuting, or fixed class hours. Drexel University Online offers the very same faculty, curriculum, and degree as Drexel's distinguished on-campus programs.

Accreditations & Rankings

Ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the Best Online Graduate Programs in the fields of business administration, engineering, and library science, Drexel's online programs are truly among the nation's elite. Utilizing the same, rigorous academic standards (admission criteria, curricula, accreditation and exams), Drexel's online courses are taught by the same renowned faculty and lead to the same quality degree you would receive on-campus.

Master's Programmes

Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (4)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (3)
Humanities (1)
Journalism & Media (1)

Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a Master at Drexel University Online!

Services

Upon enrolling in a Drexel online degree or certificate program, Drexel University Online provides you with access to a large number of services an on-campus student typically receives from an academic institution:

  • Academic Services
  • Informational Services
  • Technical Services
  • Other Services

Academic Services

  • Instructors: Instructors who teach Drexel’s online degree and certificate programs are the same instructors that teach our on-campus programs. They are available to online students via email, phone, discussion threads, or in person.
  • Program-specific Academic Advisors: Each Drexel program has its own academic advisor who is available to assist students throughout their educational experience. Advisors help students with course scheduling, location of internship or on-site clinical requirements, and career goals.
  • Student Colleagues: Fellow classmates are also available to provide support throughout courses via email and online discussion threads.

Informational Services

  • Drexel University Library: Drexel University’s award-winning W.W. Hagerty Library is at your fingertips with its online electronic resources. Students can log in from their home computer and access a vast collection of books, journals, theses, magazines, newspapers, and reference materials free of charge. Additionally, the library has specific services for distance learners.
  • Drexel Writing Center: Meeting with a Writing Center faculty tutor can help you think about, evaluate, and improve your writing projects. All students are welcome to schedule one-on-one appointments with tutors, and the Writing Center offers synchronous online meetings for distance learners. For more information about Writing Center services, and to schedule appointments, visit the Writing Center Web site.
  • Steinbright Career Development Center: The Steinbright Career Development Center is one of the most highly ranked co-op and career service organizations at any university in the country. The SCDC serves students and alumni in cooperative education and graduate placement by teaching and prioritizing effective career management skills, career advising, formal testing for those in career transition, and placement for Drexel University students and alumni.

Technical Services

  • Online Learning Tutorial: Once enrolled, Drexel offers a free tutorial designed to give you a general overview and brief introduction to the most commonly used functions and features of the online learning system.
  • Live Technical Support: Live technical support is offered for the online learning management system 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Administrative Support: Drexel’s Information Resources and Technology provides support for computer accounts, email, etc.

Other Services

  • Student Resource Center : Drexel’s Student Resource Center provides self service options for students regarding course descriptions and schedules, registration, billing and finance issues, transcript requests, name and address changes, and more. At Drexel, students use DrexelOne - the portal that provides accessibility to check grades, apply for graduation, view financial aid packages, and print billing statements.
  • Drexel Dragon Card : As an online, matriculated student at Drexel you can obtain a Drexel University student ID (called DragonCard). The DragonCard offers several benefits that include access to Drexel campus facilities, student discounts on books, computer software and hardware, travel, entertainment, and more.

Accreditation

Drexel University is continually ranked one of the best national doctoral universities by U.S.News & World Report and enjoys regional accreditation by the Middle States Association of Colleges & Secondary Schools.

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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