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Welcome to the Distance Learning Program!

The Online Learning (OLL) Program at Temple University is designed to give students more flexibility in when and how they attend classes, and to enable professionals to continue their education according to their own schedules. Courses are offered at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and to continuing education students.

Read the Welcome Letter From the Program Director

We invite faculty and TAs to read read Temple University's Distance Learning White Paper. We are happy to announce that the Certificate Program in Virtual Teaching is now also available as a non-credit program, for anyone interested in teaching online in the future. More information about this program is available at: http://www.temple.edu/oll/virtualteachingprogram.html

State Authorization

Accreditation and State Authorization

Temple University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Middle States is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Temple University is committed to complying with all states’ regulations for its distance learning programs. For specific information regarding state authorization, approval, licensure or exemption, please email daniel@temple.edu.

Due to state regulations regarding the delivery of distance education to out-of-state residents, applications from students residing outside the state of Pennsylvania may not be accepted by all Temple programs.

Temple University currently offers online/distance learning programming to students living in the following states:

  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Maine
  • Michigan
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Virginia
  • Washington

The appropriate agency from each state has confirmed that Temple University’s online programmatic structures are in lawful alignment with each state’s regulations.

This applies to fully online programs ONLY. Students from those states not listed who are interested in our on campus programs may still apply.

© Office of Distance and Summer Programs
671 Ritter Annex, 1301 Cecil B. Moore Ave, Philadelphia, PA, 19122
Phone: 215-204-2712 | Fax: 215-204-2666 | Email: online@temple.edu