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College of Health Professions & Social Work

Founded 1966


Michael R. Sitler, EdD, ATC, Interim Dean
College of Health Professions and Social Work
Health Sciences Campus
3307 N. Broad Street
215-707-4800
www.temple.edu/chpsw

Vision Statement

Mission Statement
Admissions

 


 

Vision Statement

The College of Health Professions and Social Work aspires to be a global leader in the discovery, dissemination and integration of health and social welfare related research, practice and teaching.  Our diverse population of students and highly recognized faculty seek to enhance the quality of life for all.

Mission Statement

The College of Health Professions and Social Work prepares future generations of professionals through discovery, ethical practice and lifelong learning. 

Since its inception in 1966, the college has prepared well-rounded practitioners who are sensitive to patient/client needs and whose professional competence is built on a solid foundation of theory, laboratory practice, and clinical fieldwork/internships. The college offers nine undergraduate programs that include Athletic Training, Health Information Management, Kinesiology, Linguistics, Nursing, Public Health, Speech, Language & Hearing Science, Therapeutic Recreation and Social Work.  Students graduating with a B.S. degree from Health Information Management, Kinesiology, Nursing, Public Health, or Therapeutic Recreation meet the entry-level requirements of their professions and are qualified to take state and/or national examinations leading to certification or licensure in their fields. 

 

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Admissions

Students may obtain further information about the procedures for undergraduate admission to the College of Health Professions and Social Work by contacting the specific program in which they are interested.  The phone number for the College of Health Professions and Social Work Office of Enrollment and Student Services is 215-204-2602. Students can also visit the college's web site at www.temple.edu/chpsw.

Admission to the programs in Athletic Training , Kinesiology, Linguistics, Nursing, Public Health, Social Work , Speech, Language & Hearing Science, Therapeutic Recreation

Entering undergraduates, whether they are freshmen or transfers from other institutions, are admitted to these programs by submitting an application to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions of Temple University. Decisions are based on a review of the applicant's academic credentials. Current Temple students may also enter these programs through intra-university transfer within the university.  All interested students should direct admission questions to the Office of Enrollment and Student Services at 215-204-2602 or to the specific department of interest to them.

Admission to the program in Health Information Management

Freshmen interested in Health Information Management are admitted to the Division of University Studies, which provides advising to pre-Health Information Management students.  While enrolled in the Division of University Studies, students are encouraged to meet with an advisor to ensure they are following the appropriate prerequisite requirements for the Health Information Management program.  For more information students can contact the Health Information Management Department at 215-707-4811 or via e-mail at hlthinfo@temple.edu.

During the fall of the sophomore year, students interested in admission to Health Information Management must apply to the program. Applications may be made prior to completing all of the prerequisites and General Education courses and should be received one year prior to admission into the professional program.  However, prior to starting the professional program in Health Information Management, a student must complete all pre-professional college work, which includes the University General Education (GenEd) Curriculum and all program prerequisites at Temple University or another university or college. The student must achieve transferable grades in all prerequisites and have a competitive grade point average (GPA) for initial consideration.

 

Current Temple University Students transferring to Athletic Training, Kinesiology, Linguistics, Public Health, Speech, Language & Hearing Science, Social Work, or Therapeutic

Recreation

Students interested in transferring into Athletic Training, Kinesiology, Linguistics, Public Health, Social Work, Speech, Language & Hearing Science, and Therapeutic Recreation must attend a group advising session during the fall or spring semester.  All upcoming intra-university transfer advising sessions can be found on the College of Health Professions and Social Work web site under Student Advising (www.temple.edu/chpsw). Transfer applications will not be processed until the student attends the group advising session. Intra-university transfer students will be notified of the decision in a letter from the dean's office. A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required for admission to any of these programs.

Current Temple University Students Applying to Health Information Management

For more information students can contact the Health Information Management Department at 215-707-4811 or via e-mail at hlthinfo@temple.edu. Students must send the application and a $15.00 application fee to the Health Information Department and must comply with all admission requirements of the program. Applicants are notified of a final decision in a letter from the College of Health Professions and Social Work. An acceptance letter will include the departmental required courses to be taken when applicable and semester in which study is to begin. Students will be requested to confirm their acceptance of admission with a $100.00 tuition deposit.

 

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