Thomas Jefferson University
Jefferson College of Rehabilitation Sciences
Advanced Practice Certificate in Using Design in Healthcare Delivery


The Using Design in Healthcare Delivery: Advanced Practice Certificate is created for physical therapists, occupational therapists, and other health professionals who wish to participate in advanced study through hands on experiences around design principles.

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Application Deadline

Application Deadline: August 15

To be considered complete, applicants must submit an application for admission, required transcripts, CV/resume, and all applicable documents (test scores, professional credentials, etc.). All documents must be postmarked by the deadline date to be eligible for review.

Applicants are encouraged to apply early, as decisions are granted on a rolling basis throughout the cycle until the class is filled.

Admissions Criteria

  • Graduation from an accredited health professions program.
  • Professional Credential. Credential to legally practice in your profession; must be active and in good standing.
  • Previous experience with design is not required.

Application Requirements

The following items are required to be submitted with your completed application:

Official Transcripts from all Colleges/Universities Attended

Send your official transcripts to:

P.O. Box 9130
Watertown, MA 02471

If your coursework was completed outside of the United States, you must submit a course-by-course evaluation from one of the following international evaluation agencies:

Curriculum Vitae/Resume

Load your CV/Resume into your online application under the “documents” section of the application.

Professional Credential

Depending on your profession and where you practice, a professional credential may include a license, certificate, or registration. In all cases, it is the credential that you need to legally practice in that location. This credential must be active and you must be in good standing with the issuing agency.

Upload a copy of your professional credential, along with expiration date, to your online application under the “documents” section.

English Language Proficiency

All international applicants and U.S. permanent residents must demonstrate English language proficiency as one of the conditions for admission to Thomas Jefferson University. Applicants must submit official TOEFL scores or fulfill one or more of the conditions necessary to waive the English language proficiency requirement. TOEFL or IELTS scores are valid for two years; scores older than two years will not be considered.

TOEFL Requirements/Waiver Criteria

Contact Us

Thomas Jefferson University
Office of Admissions
Phone: 215-503-8890