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Temple University Harrisburg

Link Martin, M.S.W. 
Temple University Harrisburg
234 Strawberry Square
Harrisburg, PA 17101

Lynn Notestine, M.S.W.
Associate Director
Temple University Harrisburg
234 Strawberry Square
Harrisburg, PA 17101

At Temple Harrisburg, you will find an active community of adult learners interested in improving their professional knowledge and skills. Temple Harrisburg is engaged in improving the central Pennsylvania community through academic degrees, certificate programs, and professional development programs.

The mission of Temple University Harrisburg (TUH) is to serve as the leading academic and professional development center in the areas of social work, public education, public policy and public service in central Pennsylvania.


The campus location in the capital region allows the opportunity to share Temple's commitment to social justice, innovative research and community service with legislative, governmental decision makers and the public. TUH strives to support the university's role in the public discourse on social and policy issues through the provision of excellent graduate programs, professional development opportunities, public policy discussion and innovative research.


For further information regarding the programs highlighted below, please see the TUH web site at the following address: www.temple.edu/harrisburg


Graduate Degree Programs


Master of Science in Community and Regional Planning (CRP)

Master of Public Health (MPH)

Master of Social Work (MSW)


Certificate Programs


CRP-Sustainable Community Planning & Transportation Planning

MSW-Post Graduate Certificate in Play Therapy

Certificate in Urban Education

Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education


Non-Credit Programs/Professional Development


Credential for Strengths-based Family Workers (formerly FDC)

Nonprofit Evaluation Services and Training (NEST) Program

Non Profit Management Training program & Enhancing Communities Lunch Series

Institute on Protective Services

Teacher Professional Development

Personal Care Home Administrator Training


Undergraduate Programs

Capital Semester


The Institute for Public Affairs sponsors an internship semester each fall in association with TUH. Students have the opportunity to explore government affairs, policymaking and implementation first-hand at the State Capital.


The Freshman Year at Temple Harrisburg


The Freshman Year at Temple University Harrisburg (FYTH) is designed to offer Temple General Education courses to full-time admitted students at the Harrisburg campus. The purpose of the program is to allow students from the Central Pennsylvania area the opportunity to live and work near home while completing their initial year as full time Temple students. The first year will prepare students with skills necessary to be successful at the undergraduate level. Staying small in Harrisburg will allow students to establish relationships and connections with other students and main campus staff prior to arriving. The program is designed to give students a 4 day weekend and a 3 day intensive class schedule. The program will also incorporate various social and co-curricular activities that would allow students to experience the main campus and ease their transition.




The Temple University Strawberry Square facility is 35,650 square feet located across from the capitol in an office/shopping complex and offers a wide range of classrooms, conference rooms and computer labs equipped with the latest technology for meeting, video conferencing and presentation needs.

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