Creativity and Innovation

Drexel University

M.Sc. Online
12 months
1007 USD/credit
1007 USD/credit
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Innovation is the spirit of solving real world problems through new ideas and critical thinking. The Creativity and Innovation program of Drexel University develops students' ability to solve these problems through challenging and practical coursework that fosters professional excellence for tomorrow's leaders.


Skills Acquired

As a student of the Creativity and Innovation program of Drexel University you'll be taught to:

  • Assess and develop your own creative strengths
  • Effectively identify problematic situations within a variety of settings and fields
  • Produce plausible and creative solutions to solve real-world dilemmas
  • Methodically analyze and implement the best possible solution to these situations
  • Improve workplace results through the executive of innovative practices
  • Examine and interpret contemporary research in creativity and innovation in both academic and professional settings
  • Participate in cutting-edge research with emerging creativity scholars virtually or on-campus to collaborate, share ideas and receive assistance with literature review, methodology, and grant writing
  • Develop in-house expertise in your own workplace to foster creative environments and identify fellow creative problem-solvers

Expertise in the workplace

A recent IBM study conducted amongst 1,500 chief executive officers worldwide identified creativity as the most important leadership quality of the future. Many of these CEOs were from Fortune 500 companies like Pepsi, BF Goodrich, Ford Motor Company, Disney, Time Warner, and K-Mart - all of whom employ a “Chief Innovation Officer” or “Chief Creativity Officer” as part of their executive staff. The diversity of these companies reflects the multidisciplinary nature of career options for graduates of the accredited MS in Creativity and Innovation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Tools and Techniques in Creativity
  • Creativity in the Workplace
  • Neuroscience, Creativity,& Innovation
  • Current Trends in Creativity & Innovation
  • Diagnostic Creative Intervention
  • Leadership in Educational Contexts and Systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




45 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Graduate GPA's will be considered along with the undergraduate GPA, and a cumulative GPA above 3.0 may be considered
  • Provisional admission may be granted if your GPA is below 3.0
  • An admissions interview is required for a GPA below 2.75

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1007 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1007 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1007 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1007 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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