The Pre-College Certificate Program is an online academic and college-readiness experience for rising high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors. It’s a great introduction to the hands-on, high-impact learning at Adelphi – and an unforgettable growing experience!

Program Benefits

  • Boost Your Resume and Earn a Certificate in Your Course
  • Engage with World-Class Faculty and Adelphi Students
  • Get Tips and Tricks on the College Application Process

Summer 2021 Dates & Schedule

Monday, August 2 through Thursday, August 5, 2021.

Check out the schedule for the Pre-College Certificate Program here.

Cost & Registration

We make it easy. Submit your registration with a $50 program fee online.

Available Courses

Broadway From Home

Participate in introductory theatre workshops from the comfort of your home. Designed to teach the craft of acting online, these workshops will cover the basic theatre games, monologues, scene study, as well as essential musical theatre skills.

Data Visualization and Art

Engage in interactive exercises pulling from contemporary art, design thinking, and arts-based inquiry, and think about data differently as you make art (solo and collaboratively) related to your own story, interests, and vision for your future.

Digital Production Masterclass

Learn the basic methods, theories, and processes of “movie image making” using a variety of media. Emphasis will be placed on acquiring technical skills and becoming thoughtful of aesthetics.

Gender and the World

Explore global gender issues through films and other media, investigating the significance of gender in every aspect of life. You will consider how gender inequality is created and sustained, examine consequences, and envision solutions.

Global Entrepreneurship

Explore entrepreneurship in a global setting, focusing on how every aspiring entrepreneur needs to understand the global market and implement global entrepreneurial strategies in today's hyper-competitive world.

How Social Environments Make Us Sick

Consider how unhealthy social conditions in the home and community are the result of abuse, racism, and socioeconomic status. You will learn that social awareness will make a healthier world.

Human Rights Under Threat

Explore what human rights are and how they have come under threat. You will also evaluate of how the Universal Declaration of Human Rights can be better realized with a focus on the preservation of human dignity.

Introduction to Disease Processes

Discover the pathophysiological processes associated with human physiology using an innovative approach to learning; for students thinking of a career in the medical sciences.

Nursing: Hospital to Home

Learn about the profession of Nursing and the various roles of a Registered Nurse. You’ll understand different areas of clinical expertise, the importance of quality nursing care, patient safety, critical thinking, and clinical reasoning skills.

Photography and Truth-Telling

Examine the fascinating relationship between photography and reality, since the beginning of the discipline to our current time of Instagram and “alternative facts.”

Psychology of Social Media

Examine the psychological principles as they relate to social media. Social media is an integral part of today’s society. Through social media, one can interact and communicate with others, yet, it can be physically and psychologically addictive.

The Future of Space

Learn what kinds of factors influence home and neighborhood design and compare our current housing arrangements to plans for future homes including green housing, smart homes, and other innovative approaches to dwelling.

Unwanted Timeout in Sports

Examine the state of the global sport business in the wake of COVID-19. You will learn how the pandemic brought a $600 billion global enterprise to a crashing halt, how the industry is rebounding, and how its future may be impacted.

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