University College

University College has the responsibility to assure the quality, effectiveness and staffing of academic programs and courses offered at Temple campuses, centers, and other off-site locations. University College coordinates the academic offerings of Temple University's Ambler, Center City and Harrisburg campuses as well as extension services, distance/online learning and summer programs.

University College assures a full and regular rotation of courses offered at locations for which it is responsible. It also oversees and monitors the assignment and appointment of faculty at those campuses, centers and locations to assure that programs and courses offered there are staffed by persons who demonstrate outstanding credentials, experience, and performance. A central focus for University College is keeping regional campuses connected to Temple's mission and organization.

Campuses & Programs

Ambler Campus

The Ambler campus of Temple University serves as Temple's suburban hub for undergraduate students - both traditional aged and adults. Students can begin and complete degrees in over a dozen majors including business, communications, elementary education and liberal arts. In addition, Ambler is the home to Temple's community and regional planning, horticulture and landscape architecture programs.

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Center City Campus

The Temple University Center City campus was founded in 1973 to serve as a site for offering undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs to adults living and working in center city. Located at 1515 Market Street, TUCC is easily accessible by the Broad Street subway, the Market-Frankford Line, and SEPTA's regional rail and bus routes. TUCC is also a center for continuing education and lifelong learning programs.

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Harrisburg Campus

Temple University Harrisburg is the leading graduate study and professional development center in the areas of social work, public education, community planning, public policy and public service in central Pennsylvania. TUH's 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.

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Distance & Summer Learning

The Online Learning program at Temple University is designed to give students flexibility in when and how they attend classes, and to enable professionals to continue their education according to their own schedules. Summer classes offer Temple students, as well as students from other universities, opportunities to take required courses to meet their graduation plans, graduate early, or to pursue their interests through electives. Courses are offered at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and to continuing education students.

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Special Programs

ProRanger Program

"ProRanger Philadelphia" is an academic and technical skills training and paid internship program that is cooperatively administered by the National Park Service and Temple University. The program was established to recruit, train, and employ law enforcement park rangers for the NPS. Upon graduation from Temple University and successfully completing the ProRanger program, participants are placed in a permanent career tenure law enforcement park ranger position.

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Certificate in Sustainability

The University College is offering a twelve-credit, four-course interdisciplinary Certificate in Sustainability. This undergraduate certificate will provide an opportunity for students to further their knowledge and skills to contribute to sustainable systems from the viewpoint of different disciplines, to help them become effective leaders and agents of change for sustainability, and to make them more competitive in the changing job market as some sectors move to a green collar economy.

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University College
Temple University
1330 W. Polett Walk
G20 Sullivan Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19122

(215) 204-8873