Neuroscience: Advanced Concepts for Evidence Based Practice

College

  • Center City Campus
  • College of Rehabilitation Sciences

Degree Earned

  • Certificate

Program Length

16 months

Program Type

  • Online

This advanced practice certificate is designed for registered and licensed occupational therapists, who wish to participate in advanced study of neuroscience and neuro-based rehabilitation intervention strategies.

Program Features

  • Four graduate-level courses (a total of 12 credits)
  • Certificate can be completed in 16 months
  • All courses are 100% online
  • Courses are designed to interface with our PP-OTD Program and may be used for graduate credit toward a Doctorate degree.
  • Students use the latest distance learning tools, including discussion boards, synchronous online presentations, and live chat.
  • Students have access to professional literature through the Scott Memorial Library and experts on topics such as motor learning, sensory integration, and constrained-induced movement therapy.

Curriculum

We offer a variety of scheduling options to accommodate to your needs. 

Tuition & Financial Aid

The Neuroscience: Advanced Concepts for Evidence-Based Practice is a graduate-level program with tuition charged per credit to allow for flexibility in pursuit of this certificate. Please visit the University's Tuition Information page for more information about programmatic tuition and fees. 

Jefferson's Alumni Tuition Reduction Program

Alumni from Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia University, and Philadelphia College of Textiles & Science receive a 25% tuition discount for courses offered within the Advanced Practice Certificate (APC). 

Advanced Education Grants

The Advanced Education Grant (AEG) provides tuition reductions to eligible students who require financial support to complete an Advanced Practice Certificate. Students eligible for an AEG  receive minimal or no tuition assistance or continuing education funds from their employers and can articulate the value of earning this degree to their professional trajectory showing their promise as a change agent within their profession or their organization. International students are encouraged to apply. ​

Any admitted student who believes they are eligible for an AEG should complete and submit an application form by emailing it to the program contact, Alison.Bell@jefferson.edu.

Employee Tuition Reimbursement

Your employers may have funds budgeted to pay for tuition, either as tuition reimbursement programs or continuing education funds.