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Found 261 results in 230 subjects

Accomplished Teaching

College of Education and Human Development

Advance teaching practices with a program designed for teachers to reflect and build on specialization in education. This program includes core courses with universal application in pedagogy and electives that allow students to best tailor their education to serve their schools and communities.

Accountancy

Fox School of Business and Management

Prepare for a career in accounting with the Master of Accountancy degree. This full-time program includes built-in CPA exam review sessions and can be completed in one year, with all 30 credits counting toward CPA licensure requirements. A part-time online option is also available that can be completed in six semesters or two calendar years.

Accounting and Financial Management

Fox School of Business and Management

Acquire the expertise to advance in the complex and competitive field of accounting and financial management with this globally recognized certification. Learn how to work cross-functionally to achieve organizational goals and transform companywide operations. This online master’s degree program can be completed part-time in two years and is designed for working professionals looking to expand their skills and prepare for the Certified Management Accountant exam.

Actuarial Science

Fox School of Business and Management

Master the science of risk in finance and insurance with a specialized advanced degree. Learn the analytic options for bankers, consultants, government regulators, insurers, and policymakers required for professional credentials in actuarial science through the 10-course curriculum. 

Advanced Biotherapeutics: Manufacturing and Regulatory Affairs

School of Pharmacy

Build a solid foundation in practical applications of regulatory affairs and quality assurance informing the development and manufacture of biopharmaceutical products through coursework in both didactic and laboratory settings. Gain hands-on experience with the development, manufacturing, and analytical processes associated with the production of safe and efficacious treatment options to support this rapidly expanding field. Leverage the highly knowledgeable and industry-experienced staff and state-of-the-art equipment made available through this program offered in conjunction with the Jefferson Institute of Bioprocessing at Thomas Jefferson University.

Advanced Core Science Studies

College of Science and Technology

Enhance your academic profile through rigorous science coursework and standardized test preparation. This postbaccalaureate certificate program is designed for college graduates who wish to pursue careers as healthcare professionals.

Advanced Education General Dentistry

Kornberg School of Dentistry

Immerse yourself in the strong clinical and didactic curricular components of this nationally recognized postdoctoral program which will teach you to diagnose, plan treatments and deliver comprehensive dental care to patients with various dental and psychosocial statuses. This program also integrates endodontics, fixed and removable prosthodontics, implant placement and restorations, oral surgery, periodontics, and restorative dentistry.

Advanced Manufacturing and Robotics

College of Engineering

Develop critical career skills through an innovative graduate certificate designed for working engineering professionals ready to take their next career step. Acquire advanced mechanical engineering knowledge through this flexible and easily customizable program, applicable whether you’re seeking a technical specialist, project supervisor and/or sales manager position.

Advocacy and Organizational Development

College of Education and Human Development

Prepare to master organizational development with a degree that combines social science theory and diagnostic tools for adult communication and learning. This program is built for professionals who seek leadership roles in human resources management, organizational training and related fields. 

Africology and African American Studies

College of Liberal Arts

Examine the theoretical and practical issues confronting African and African American people. Analyze and interpret the experiences, traditions and social dynamics of people of African descent. 

Anthropology

College of Liberal Arts

Prepare to enter a doctoral program or a career in academia in the advanced social sciences. Students can specialize in evolution and human environments, which emphasizes the origins and development of human adaptations, or mobility and global inequality, which emphasizes social processes and institutions that impact people’s movement and experiences. Study ecological, geographic and spatial-historical data, as well as quantitative analyses grounded in evolutionary theory.

Applied Behavior Analysis

College of Education and Human Development

Become a board-certified behavioral analyst with a degree that prepares educators, public health workers and rehabilitation specialists to understand communication, decision making and psychology. Coursework for this program fulfills the certification requirement for the Behavior Analyst Certification Board. 

Gain the practical and theoretical foundations to support the steadily increasing population of students with autism spectrum disorder in the public school system and in other environments, such as home. Develop practical knowledge of effective intervention strategies and delve into ethics and behavior analysis research. Receive training in new guidelines of the Behavior Analyst Certification Board and have the chance to fulfill the board’s requirements. 

Applied Biostatistics

College of Public Health

The Applied Biostatistics MPH prepares students for careers in public health research and practice, as well as biomedical or pharmaceutical research.

Applied Physical Activity and Health Promotion

College of Public Health

Develop a strong foundation in behavior change strategies in order to play a meaningful role in primary and secondary disease prevention treatment. Pursue new career pathways by combining the skills of an exercise professional and health and wellness coach to positively impact public health in underserved communities. 

Applied Research and Evaluation

College of Education and Human Development

Obtain advanced methodological, statistical and theoretical training while developing expertise and real-world experience with applied research. Develop the knowledge and skills necessary to conduct research and evaluation studies. Students form a sophisticated understanding of research design and methodology, interdisciplinary approaches to research execution, and quantitative and qualitative data analysis.

Concentrations

  • Applied Educational Psychology
  • Organizational Research and Development

Architecture

Tyler School of Art and Architecture

Advance your architectural knowhow by specializing in a sub-area of architectural design. This post-professional degree program allows you to build on specific skills to advance your career. You’ll produce designs and research with department faculty, who have professional experience in architecture. Choose a concentration in Advanced Technologies and Design, Health and Design, or Urban Ecologies and Design.

Concentrations

  • Advanced Technologies and Design
  • Health and Design
  • Urban Ecologies and Design

Learn to assess and intervene in the physical world through carefully considered acts of making. Focus on cultural and technological innovation in architecture and design as well as stewardship of the built and natural environments. Students look to the surrounding city as a resource in studying contemporary ethical and social aspects of architecture and the built environment. 

Art Education

Tyler School of Art and Architecture

Hone a teaching specialization in art or add teaching credentials to your portfolio. An emphasis on research and studio practice keeps this master’s program current, and it includes art education, art history and studio components. Students can also earn a certificate in Community Arts Practices. 

Art History

Tyler School of Art and Architecture

Gain a wide and thorough knowledge of art history and prepare for further graduate work or careers in related areas. Temple’s Fine Arts Administration track combines Art History with courses in the Fox School of Business. 

Concentrations

  • Arts Management

Asian Law

Beasley School of Law

Blend your legal education with a foundation in Asian laws and practices, and prepare to understand diplomacy and trade across the Pacific. Learn Chinese law, Japanese law and Asian legal issues in Philadelphia, at Temple’s Japan Campus, and with partner institutions in China and India. 

Athletic Training

College of Public Health

Prepare to become a certified athletic trainer with the entry-level Master of Science in Athletic Training in Temple’s College of Public Health.

Autism Endorsement

College of Education and Human Development

Gain skills to effectively serve the growing population of students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in Philadelphia schools. Grounded in research-based practices, the program teaches core competencies for supporting students with ASD and their families. Upon successfully completing the program students will be eligible to earn Pennsylvania’s Autism Spectrum Disorders Endorsement Certificate. 

Basic Core Science Studies

College of Science and Technology

Prepare for a career as a healthcare professional. Designed for college graduates with limited coursework in the basic sciences, students acquire the necessary training and academic prerequisites to become competitive applicants for professional school.

Basic Pharmaceutical Development

School of Pharmacy

Prepare to enter the pharmaceutical field by sharpening your knowledge of industry terminology and gaining familiarity with regulations and quality practices. The program is aimed at professionals without science backgrounds, including those coming from business and the liberal arts.

 

Bioengineering

College of Engineering

Solve complex biological problems with engineering know-how and advanced technologies with a program that combines coursework and research for various disciplines. This degree may be earned with a thesis, a research project or advanced coursework, and addresses specialties of the field, from nanotechnology to bioimaging. 

Bioinformatics

College of Science and Technology

Learn how the blend of biology, computer science, engineering, mathematics and statistics helps interpret biological data. Understand scientific discoveries in genomics and molecular biology. Develop or hone the skills needed for professional careers in the biotechnology, healthcare and pharmaceutical industries.

Bioinformatics and Biological Data Science

College of Science and Technology

Program the next generation of genetic and biological technology with a professional interdisciplinary degree that combines biology, chemistry, and computer science. The curriculum includes intensive coursework, an internship with a biotech or production research department, and connections to the region’s top employers.

Concentrations

  • Bioinformatics
  • Biological Data Science

Bioinnovation

College of Science and Technology

Expand your understanding of how new biotechnologies and medical advancements are discovered and brought to the commercial marketplace. Learn from bioindustry professionals in courses that focus on the concepts, models and technologies in bioindustries; drug design and response in epigenetics; and ethics, policy and regulations in bioindustries.

Manage innovation in the world of biotechnology with a degree offered in collaboration with Temple’s Fox School of Business. Graduate prepared to work with researchers and clinicians in a variety of environments, manage the marketing and financing of new projects, and understand regulations that affect innovation.

Biologics and Biosimilars Manufacturing

School of Pharmacy

Temple’s Certificate in Biologics and Biosimilars Manufacturing focuses on chemistry, manufacturing and controls aspects in the development and manufacture of these products, preparing students for positions in the biopharmaceutical industry and sharpening the skills and knowledge of those already working in this field. In this five-course certificate program, which can be delivered remotely, students become fluent in the methods used in the discovery of biopharmaceutical products, including materials sourcing and testing requirements. Technologies and unique considerations associated with the manufacture of biopharmaceutical products are discussed.

This postmaster’s certification focuses on the technical aspects of biologic and biosimilar product manufacturing and provides students with advanced knowledge in the technologies used and their unique considerations. Offered in a hybrid format, students will gain an understanding of the key quality issues governing the manufacture of biologics and biosimilar drugs in both in-person and online classes.

Biologics and Biosimilars: Regulatory Aspects

School of Pharmacy

Our specialized curriculum—which can be delivered remotely—delves into the requirements of the major International Council for Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Pharmaceuticals for Human Use markets for biologics and biosimilar products. Students form a strong foundation in the biologics and biosimilar regulatory landscape. They learn the tools and information to understand how biologics and biosimilars are regulated nationally, regionally and globally. The courses also expose students to key trends and controversies facing the biologics and biosimilar industry.

Meet the current demand for pharmaceutical professionals who understand the complex clinical, manufacturing, regulatory, scientific, strategic and technical issues unique to biologics and biosimilar products. Learn to understand both national and international regulations and gain the expertise to address the fields’ challenges of commercialization and global development with this postmaster’s certification

Biology

College of Science and Technology

Learn the principle levels of the organization of life and the biophysical processes that differentiate them. Study the sub-fields of biochemistry, cell biology, ecology, genetics, molecular biology, neurobiology and virology. As opposed to the Master in Science in Biology, the Master of Arts in Biology does not require a thesis based on experimental research.

Learn the principal levels of the organization of life and the biophysical processes that differentiate them, and write a thesis based on original research. Fields of inquiry include biochemistry, cell biology, ecology, genetics, molecular biology, neurobiology and virology.

Biomedical Sciences

Lewis Katz School of Medicine

Pursue a career in biomedical education and research in companies, government agencies or universities. The systems of the human body will come sharply into context for scientists looking to understand and develop pharmaceuticals and other aids to human health. A general MS degree in Biomedical Sciences does not require students to write a thesis. However, theses are required for all concentrations.

Concentrations

  • Biomedical Science - Non Thesis
  • Cancer Biology and Genetics
  • Infectious Disease and Immunity
  • Molecular and Cell Biosciences
  • Neuroscience
  • Organ Systems and Translational Medicine

Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing and Regulatory Affairs

School of Pharmacy

Biopharmaceuticals have provided innovative medical advances including the development of cancer vaccines and therapeutic antibodies. This pre-master’s certificate program emphasizes the complex regulations governing the development, manufacturing and distribution of such biopharmaceutical products.

Biotechnology

College of Science and Technology

Discover how new technologies and products related to cellular and biomolecular processes improve lives and the planet. Biotechnology contributes to disease research, addressing world hunger, environmental protection and more efficient manufacturing. Prepare for careers in many industries including agriculture, biotechnology, environmental engineering and pharmaceutical.

From biofuels to drug discovery and emerging diseases to environmental remediation, this professional program prepares students to not only understand biomolecular and cellular processes, but to be leaders in the development of new products and technologies.

Business Administration

Fox School of Business and Management

Broaden your business perspective with one of four flexible MBA programs, each supported by a market-driven curriculum and individualized professional development resources. Pursue general MBA studies or specialize the degree to your interests through concentration opportunities. 

Concentrations

  • Business Analytics
  • Business Management
  • Corporate Compliance, Governance and Regulatory Policy
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Financial Management
  • Health Sector Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Innovation Management
  • International Management
  • Management Consulting
  • Marketing Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Real Estate
  • Sport Business
  • Strategic Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Travel and Tourism

Business Analytics

Fox School of Business and Management

Learn to transform raw data into valuable insights and link financial outcomes with profit-driven decisions with this program for the growing industry of business analytics. Our market-driven and customizable curriculum offers hands-on experience with live data and real-world organizations.

Concentrations

  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management

Step up your quantitative and technical skills to advance your professional goals with a graduate certificate in business analytics. You’ll gain solid quantitative abilities, which will be helpful if you choose to pursue a master’s degree, through courses like Statistical Learning and Data Mining. Benefit from hands-on experience finding and analyzing data in the field as well as face-to-face classroom learning.

Career and Technical Education

College of Education and Human Development

Translate work experience into classroom instruction for K–12 and community college students with the Career and Technical Education MEd.

Concentrations

  • Business, Computer and Information Technology Education
  • Marketing Education

Learn to develop entire workforces with a degree engineered for career and technical education and technical instructors and curriculum planners. This fully online program is ideal for leaders at colleges and universities and teachers of industrial specialties. 

Ceramics

Tyler School of Art and Architecture

The Master of Fine Arts in Ceramics fosters mastery of the discipline through access to internationally recognized faculty, state-of-the-art facilities and Philadelphia’s rich clay culture, resulting in artwork that challenges the medium’s traditional boundaries.

Chemistry

College of Science and Technology

Study analytical, biochemical, inorganic, organic, physical or theoretical chemistry in a program that emphasizes a hands-on laboratory and research curriculum to advance your professional career. You may choose from a coursework or thesis track to fit your needs, with specializations that include environmental and medicinal chemistry, materials and polymers, nanoscience, photonics, and surface science.

Choral Conducting

Boyer College of Music and Dance

Combine artistry, scholarship and technique in your studies. This program provides students with the unique opportunity of two distinct degree recitals, one with the Graduate Conductors Chorus and another with the Recital Chorus. 

City and Regional Planning

Tyler School of Art and Architecture

Develop strength in advanced methods, community engagement, environmental planning and sustainability, as well as a broad-based understanding and awareness of the physical and economic aspects of planning, sensitivity to the social and environmental impact of planning decisions, and a knowledge of governmental structures as they apply to planning. 

Concentrations

  • Sustainable Community Planning
  • Transportation Planning

Civil Engineering

College of Engineering

Build and maintain the infrastructure of the modern world. Advance your knowledge in planning, constructing and maintaining common structures, such as roads and bridges, and also gain the geotechnical and structural analysis skills required for responsible engineering. This degree may be earned with completion of a thesis, research project or advanced coursework.

Clinical Health Services Research

College of Public Health

The Clinical Health Services Research Graduate Certificate trains students in the foundations of health services and population health research.

Clinical Trial Management

School of Pharmacy

Gain comprehensive understanding of how clinical trials must be designed and overseen in the pharmaceutical industry in this post-master's certificate. Cover topics including writing protocols and consent forms, delving into the requirements of the Good Clinical Practices and managing budgets and data. Study with faculty members who are FDA and industry veterans and have years of expertise in their specialities.

Gain the tools and information to design, conduct and audit clinical trials of pharmaceutical products with the Pre-Master’s Graduate Certificate in Clinical Trial Management. Cover topics including protocol development, volunteer informed consent, study management and the role and responsibilities of institutional review boards. The professional certificate is aimed at pharmaceutical and healthcare professionals who are interested or already participate in clinical trials.

Collaborative Piano and Chamber Music

Boyer College of Music and Dance

Prepare to play in small ensembles and accompany soloists through this master's degree. You will learn how to conduct rehearsals and appreciate how text can affect musical performance, among other skills. The program prepares pianists for subsequent professional work or doctoral study.

Collaborative Piano and Opera Coaching

Boyer College of Music and Dance

Develop the knowledge and skills you need to accompany and coach opera. You’ll become familiar with the many abilities that opera singers are expected to master, including acting, diction and foreign languages. Learn how to conduct rehearsals in a professional setting, and become aware of the specific challenges that singers often encounter.

College Access and Success

College of Education and Human Development

Gain critical perspectives on current educational theory and practice in this post-baccalaureate program. Focus on the urban education experience and investigate themes of equity and access in higher education. Students prepare to return to their career with a refreshed perspective or lay the groundwork for further higher education coursework. The option to take classes on a part-time basis allows working educators to accommodate their professional schedules. 

Communication for Development and Social Change

Lew Klein College of Media and Communication

Learn how to identify community issues, research management theories and facilitate social change through the use of modern and traditional communication techniques. This interdisciplinary program is designed for working professionals and is only one of two programs of its kind in the country.

Communication Management

Lew Klein College of Media and Communication

Discover how to use your strategic communication skills in leadership roles. This online graduate program allows you to develop the skills needed to communicate company missions, create messaging strategies, design information campaigns, manage your team and understand public opinion through research and theories.

Composition-Music

Boyer College of Music and Dance

Gain professional training that spans the gamut of traditional academic studies, from counterpoint to experimental studies in subjects such as software synthesis. This program encourages composers with demonstrated accomplishment to develop a personal voice through private study. 

Computational Data Science

College of Science and Technology

Develop an expertise in data science with a primary focus on computational analytics. Gain a strong foundation in big data management and analysis, computer systems and statistical thinking. Graduates are primed to enter data-rich industries including biomedical science, education and engineering.

Computer and Systems Security

College of Engineering

Ensure security and trust in business and organizational technology by learning system security for networks and infrastructure. This course sequence will prepare you for this in-demand field as well as contribute towards preparation for industry certifications.

Computer Science

College of Science and Technology

In the Master of Science in Computer Science you’ll study a general approach to computing with applications in current research topics.

Study computer science theory, practical application and systems with a degree that takes a general approach to foundations, upon which you may build a specialty. Graduates are prepared to analyze networks across IT applications, conduct research and teach.

Understand the principles of good interface design, programming language and software design techniques. Courses provide the foundation for advanced professional knowledge in the modeling, design and implementation of database systems, essentials of operating systems, and IT process management.

Computer Science Instruction

College of Science and Technology

Form a thorough understanding of foundational concepts in computer science to teach in secondary classrooms. Prepare to take the Praxis Computer Science Subject Test, and develop a portfolio of instructional materials.

Conflict Management and Dispute Resolution

Lew Klein College of Media and Communication

Train to negotiate conflict within professional organizations and successfully resolve employee disputes. The online format of this certificate gives graduate students flexibility in accessing resources, submitting assignments, and communicating with classmates and instructors.

Conflict Process

College of Education and Human Development

Learn to thoughtfully analyze and negotiate conflicts on individual and organizational levels. Students will build a strong theoretical framework to understand conflict by studying its causes and dynamics as well as a variety of approaches to tackle it. Integrate theory with a rigorous practice to prepare for professional growth and challenges in the field. Classes offered in the evening and on weekends accommodate daytime work schedules. 

Counseling Psychology

College of Education and Human Development

Prepare to acquire the necessary certification for a career as an individual, group or school counselor through this master’s program. Gain the assessment and therapeutic skills needed to work with individuals, groups and students in a variety of community-based settings. Complete an internship with substantial client contact to apply classroom knowledge in a practical context.

Concentrations

  • Mental Health Counseling
  • School Counseling

Creative Writing

College of Liberal Arts

Develop the craft of writing for communication, literary or academic purposes with a graduate degree that incorporates one-on-one tutorials, small workshops and special topics. Build your own perspective of literature and approach to writing while preparing to teach writing to others. 

Criminal Justice

College of Liberal Arts

Explore the system of crime prevention and punishment with a theoretical, legal and methodological understanding of criminal justice. This program is designed to launch or develop a career in justice or a related discipline. 

Cultural Analytics

Lew Klein College of Media and Communication

Learn to use the latest digital tools and computational methods to analyze physical cultural objects in order to facilitate graduate research and prepare for a career in an array of fields.

Cyber Defense and Information Assurance

College of Science and Technology

Find a career in a rapidly expanding field with a professional degree in the prevention and investigation of threats to cybersecurity. Students learn the current technology available to hackers and their counterparts, as well as the legal and ethical basis for information privacy.

Gain practical training in cyber defense to better ensure the protection of computer systems and information privacy from accidental or malicious modification, destruction or disclosure. This graduate certificate is designed for working technical professionals at any level of their career looking to safeguard organizations and governments from ever-increasing cyber threats.

Dance

Boyer College of Music and Dance

Hone your craft and realize a well-articulated artistic vision. This program develops dance artists who are in command of their idiom as a basis for meaningful aesthetic statements. This program also fosters appreciation and comprehension of the body in movement; awareness of the social, cultural and historical implications of dance; interdisciplinary perspectives; mastery of craft; and sensitivity to personal artistic qualities and sources. 

Follow and integrate strands in cultural, creative and educational studies. Through coursework that blends experiential and theoretical inquiry and an in-depth thesis project, this program prepares students for doctoral education in dance and professional development in pedagogy, research and writing creative process. 

Data-Driven Decision Making

College of Education and Human Development

Develop the tools to make successful decisions guided by data. Learn critical components of this process, including what kind of information to collect, techniques for analysis and how to translate findings into intelligent action. The certificate is designed for professionals in a wide range of fields who use and make decisions guided by data, including schools, colleges, nonprofits, government and businesses. Tailor the certificate to fit particular interests with a flexible sequencing of courses and a culminating paper on a topic of choice. 

Dental Public Health

Kornberg School of Dentistry

Learn to prevent and control dental disease and promote public health through coordinating community efforts. Initiatives include assessing oral health and the need for care, using scientific knowledge to influence health policy, and ensuring sufficient services to achieve community health goals.

Destination Management

School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management

Shape your career as a tourism professional with this online certificate. Investigate the destination tourism industry from multiple angles including marketing, sustainability and crisis management. With a 100 percent online format, students can access course content and resources at their convenience as well as participate in live weekly classes for engagement with faculty and fellow students.

Digital Marketing

Fox School of Business and Management

Gain in-depth understanding of how brands, consumers, employees and society at large interact and how to apply that knowledge to the development of multiplatform media plans. Develop the skills needed to communicate with target audiences, execute strategic marketing initiatives and manage modern brands through real-world experiences. Learn digital marketing best practices from research scholars and professionals in the field so you can thrive at the frontline of the ever-changing media environment.

 

 

 

Disability Studies

College of Education and Human Development

Explore the subject of disability from a historical, sociopolitical and cultural perspective. Students will complete their studies in an interdisciplinary environment that draws from a variety of disciplines including liberal arts, social sciences and allied health professions. Available on a part-time basis, this certificate offers both practical and theoretical knowledge to professionals working with disabled individuals. Program strengths include constituency-based research into disability rights and culture as well as universal design and ecological aspects of disability. 

Diversity Leadership in Higher Education

College of Education and Human Development

Learn the key principles and policies that will enable students to become agents of positive change within the field of diversity in higher education. Develop theoretical frameworks and practical models to form meaningful partnerships in this pursuit. Reflecting on personal notions of diversity, learning to lead diverse groups, and assessing diversity initiatives are all part of the program experience. 

Diversity, Equity and Inclusive Leadership in Organizations

Fox School of Business and Management

Drive organizational outcomes that go beyond compliance while centering on diversity, equity and inclusion. Learn to understand the complex dynamics of microaggressions, privilege and unconscious bias in order to attract and retain top talent as a HR professional. Develop cultural humility, empathy and productive behaviors that build effective relationships and increase your impact as a leader.

Documentary Arts and Ethnographic Research

School of Theater, Film and Media Arts

Explore and visualize the world around you by learning to incorporate cultural research into artistic projects. Study documentary practices, ethnographic methods and visual studies used to study people and society.

Drug Development

School of Pharmacy

Explore safe and effective design of innovative pharmaceutical products in this certificate program. Keep up with the rapidly changing landscape of pharmaceutical industry regulation at the local, national and global levels. You’ll learn fundamental concepts of regulation and quality assurance that determine the discovery and development of new drugs. Gain a comprehensive understanding of the latest trends and practices to foster professional success.

Early Childhood and Special Education

College of Education and Human Development

Nurture young minds of all types with a graduate degree that prepares teachers for early childhood education for students pre-kindergarten through fourth grade, and special needs education for students kindergarten through eighth grade. This degree is a prerequisite for a PA Instructional I Teaching Certificate and certification for special needs education.

Early Childhood Education

College of Education and Human Development

Teach tomorrow’s leaders and creators with a program designed to prepare you to educate students from pre-kindergarten through fourth grade. This degree is a prerequisite for a PA Instructional I Teaching Certificate and includes professional support for future teachers. 

Educational Leadership and Policy

College of Education and Human Development

Explore education in the broader community and the policies that impact schools and teaching. This master’s program emphasizes the unique challenges and opportunities presented in urban areas. Prepare to identify, research and apply effective practices for ethical and equitable leadership in schools, school districts and community systems.

Concentrations

  • Education Policy
  • School Leadership
  • Urban Education

Electrical Engineering

College of Engineering

Benefit from interdisciplinary education and research opportunities in this practice-oriented degree program. Research areas like autonomous robots, microelectronics and neural signal processing. Graduates go on to advance in their professions or pursue further graduate study. 

Employee Benefits Law

Beasley School of Law

Practicing attorneys who wish to pursue something other than a Taxation LLM may still gain exposure to the highly complex federal laws that govern employee benefits provisions. Take a core course to ground you in employee benefits law, and then dive into more specialized topics with courses like Welfare Benefit Plans and Taxation of Executive Compensation.

Endodontics

Kornberg School of Dentistry

The nation’s first graduate endodontic program offers a full-time graduate specialty certificate that focuses on endodontology. This two-year program combines diagnostic and therapeutic skills with access to the best available technology to treat endodontic diseases.

Engineering

College of Engineering

Customize your degree with an innovative approach to cross-disciplinary training. Choose from coursework in cybersecurity, new product development, project management, and advanced manufacturing and robotics. Gain the technical expertise and career skills to meet the needs of the evolving engineering industry through this online program designed for working professionals.

Engineering Management

College of Engineering

Gain a comprehensive foundation in business management principles through this program tailored to the technology professional. Prepare for leadership roles in the industry or lay a foundation for further study if you choose to pursue the Engineering Management MS. Courses can be taken on campus or online.

Lead new ventures and innovations in engineering. Absorb the management techniques required for positive technology development in companies and organizations developing new products and services.

Engineering Project Management

College of Engineering

Build comprehensive knowledge of Agile project methodologies, gain practical skills in financial analysis, and become familiar with specific leadership challenges. This innovative, six-course program is designed to enhance the critical skills of current engineering professionals and those who are pursuing careers in the field.

English

College of Liberal Arts

Immerse in constructive research and innovative instruction, and pursue a line of inquiry in literary theory or a specialized segment of discourse such as film or gender studies. 

English as a Second Language

College of Education and Human Development

Develop a foundation in English usage, linguistic awareness, and second language acquisition. Students learn to adapt and develop instructional materials for English language learners; administer and interpret a variety of formative and summative assessments; become knowledgeable about support services for English language learners; and develop cultural awareness and sensitivity. Coursework includes fieldwork which provides students with frequent opportunities to teach ESL students throughout the program and immediately apply newly learned concepts and skills. This certificate can be added to any valid Pennsylvania Instructional I or II teaching certificate.

English Language Teaching

College of Education and Human Development

Gain skills to teach English to adult learners, international students or English language learners abroad. The program is ideal for those who want to develop a solid foundation for teaching English to non-native speakers and can serve as a critical pathway into the master’s program in TESOL. 

Entrepreneurship and Technology Commercialization

Fox School of Business and Management

Learn to transform ideas and inventions into commercially viable products and services. Jointly delivered by the Fox School of Business and the College of Engineering, this program equips  corporate research and discovery personnel, entrepreneurs, innovators, scientists, and technologists and with the hands-on knowledge to create value propositions and go-to-market strategies.

Environmental Engineering

College of Engineering

Understand the dynamics of natural resources, artificial substances and environmental systems. Prepare to study, plan and execute projects that model or contain the flow, use or disposal of resources.

Epidemiology

College of Public Health

The Master of Public Health in Epidemiology in Temple’s College of Public Health prepares students for practice- and research-oriented careers in epidemiology.

The Master of Science in Epidemiology in Temple’s College of Public Health prepares students for advanced study and research-oriented careers in epidemiology.

Estate Planning

Beasley School of Law

Practicing attorneys who wish to pursue something other than a Taxation LLM can still gain a solid framework in tax issues related to estate planning and administration. Explore topics like federal estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer tax issues.

Event Management

School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management

Develop the practical knowledge to effectively organize and manage events in an array of settings. This nine-credit program comprehensively addresses topics such as event program planning, event logistics, strategic planning and risk management. Students who complete this certificate may apply to the Master of Science in Hospitality Management or Master of Science in Sports Business programs.

Executive Program

Fox School of Business and Management

Prepare yourself for the C-suite with a flexible MBA program designed for senior-level executives. Classes meet just one weekend (Friday–Sunday) per month for 16 months, and the curriculum features one-on-one leadership development and robust networking opportunities with a diverse cohort of executives.

Concentrations

  • Hospitality Asset Management

Facilities Planning

Tyler School of Art and Architecture

Expand your knowledge and expertise in facilities management with the Master of Science in Facilities Planning. Focus on planning and professional practice methodologies that will prepare you for complex and collaborative working environments across the facilities management industry.

Concentrations

  • Health Facilities

Fibers and Materials Studies

Tyler School of Art and Architecture

Explore materials in a contemporary context that considers emergent and related issues of gender, multiculturalism, sexuality, technological advancement and more. Examine the relationships between the maker, the material and the process, as well as the critical role that cloth and fiber processes play in the global economic marketplace. The program also offers 3-D printing, digital textile printing, a fully equipped dye kitchen and a silkscreen lab. 

Film and Media Arts

School of Theater, Film and Media Arts

Prepare for a professional career in digital media, film or video. This program is characterized by an openness to all forms of media expression, with an emphasis on independent film and video arising out of both artistic and social consciousnesses. Special attention is paid to the contemporary documentary, emerging forms and technologies, the independent narrative and video art and installation.

Concentrations

  • Cinematic Arts: Narrative and Documentary
  • Media Arts
  • Screenwriting

Financial Analysis

Fox School of Business and Management

Develop broad financial expertise and explore the financial theory and quantitative tools driving today’s global financial markets. This program’s curriculum features built-in modules and industry study packages for the CFA Exam Levels I through III. 

Financial Analysis and Quantitative Risk Management

Fox School of Business and Management

Gain in-depth financial knowledge through a program that combines our Financial Analysis and Quantitative Finance and Risk Management programs. Prepare to pursue both the CFA Exam Levels I–III and the FRM Exam Parts I–II through industry study packages and built-in modules.

Food Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance

School of Pharmacy

Learn best practices for regulations in the food industry and gain the tools to respond quickly to new regulatory and quality assurance trends and developments. Designed specifically for individuals working in Philadelphia’s large food industry, this pre-master’s certificate allows you to earn credentials and advance in this quickly growing field.

Forensic Chemistry

College of Science and Technology

Explore the analytical methodologies required to solve problems in forensic chemistry, environmental chemistry and more. Develop an understanding of current topics in applied biopharmaceutics, data analysis, ethics, law, policy and toxicology, within the larger framework of forensic chemistry.

Gain a theoretical understanding of forensic chemistry, practical skills in forensic chemistry, and the knowledge and skills applicable to academia, industry and government. Explore applied biopharmaceutics, data analysis, forensic chemistry, toxicology and more. Get hands-on training in a forensic chemistry laboratory and execute research. Applicants must have a BS in Chemistry.

Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies

College of Liberal Arts

Join a diverse community dedicated to rigorous academic inquiry of the cultural, economic and social forces shaping our understanding of gender and sexuality, and the impact on women and queer communities. This graduate certificate is designed for graduate and doctoral students looking to develop methodological and theoretical expertise, as well as incorporate feminist and queer methods of research and analysis into their scholarly and pedagogical pursuits.

Generic Drugs

School of Pharmacy

Explore regulatory issues that are unique to generic drug manufacturers as well as necessary for industry professionals to understand to help companies create safe and effective bioequivalent products. This specialized curriculum—which can be delivered remotely—delves into domestic and global regulations for generic products. Courses explore the drug development process, global marketplace for generic drugs and building a strong foundation in generic regulatory issues, including the ANDA process. Learn the key trends and controversies facing the generic industry as well as how generic drugs are manufactured and regulated nationally and globally.

Geographic Information Systems

College of Liberal Arts

Explore the intersection between data and informational mapping. Current research and technological developments in Geographic information systems have direct applications in a multitude of different fields including environmental science, military operations and remote sensing applications like Google Earth. After a fundamentals course in geographic information systems or spatial database design, you’ll specialize your certificate with electives.

Qualify for positions in the growing industry of geographic information systems (GIS). Gain a solid grasp of GIS concepts and GIS-enabled devices for use in research, product development and data analysis. 

Geography and Urban Studies

College of Liberal Arts

Examine the breadth of interactions between humanity and the environment. Qualify for a career in economic development, environmental sustainability and social justice, as well as further study of geography and related subjects. 

Geology

College of Science and Technology

Prepare for professional employment in industry or government managing the business, regulation and understanding of geology. Advanced coursework is available in environmental geology, geochemistry, sedimentary geology and paleontology and structural geology.

Geospatial Data Science

College of Liberal Arts

Learn to assist in geographic analysis, investigate solutions that help advance science and society, and solve location-based problems. Explore big data, geographic information systems, geostatistical analysis and remote sensing, and gain the technical skills and practical experience to pursue careers as a geospatial data scientist. 

Expand your expertise of geographic analysis, cartographic skills, and the basics of programming and spatial data processing. This program is designed for professional data analysts and GIS specialists to deepen their knowledge of working with big geospatial data and to develop a more rigorous understanding of programming and statistics. 

Glass

Tyler School of Art and Architecture

Join a high-energy community of artists and educators working in expansive studios to hone the full range of glass processes, including glassblowing, hot-casting, kiln-casting, flame-working, performance and more. In addition to traditional and innovative techniques, you’ll learn how to think critically and solve problems. Take full advantage of Temple’s location in Philadelphia, a well-known center of the arts with a strong glass-art tradition and the resources to grow creative practices and businesses.

Global Clinical and Pharmacovigilance Regulations

School of Pharmacy

Study the regulations of domestic and global clinical trials and pharmacovigilance activities in the pharmaceutical and related industries (biologics, consumer products,  devices and vaccines). Learn how to manage and assist in clinical trials and to review and interpret safety data of clinical trials or post-marketing reports of healthcare products, preparing you for a career path in regulated industry or government agencies.  This program is only open to students with PharmD degrees.

Global Health

College of Public Health

In the Graduate Certificate in Global Health, students develop the skills needed to address public health issues that are prevalent in a majority of the world.

Global Tourism

School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management

Turn a passion for travel into career opportunities by learning more about the evolving global tourism industry. The online format of the program provides flexibility for students, while live weekly classes enable discussions with faculty and classmates. Online sessions integrate project-based learning activities in which students break into small groups to solve authentic problems faced by today’s travel and tourism leaders.

Graphic and Interactive Design

Tyler School of Art and Architecture

Define the content and form of large-scale, semester-long projects in mediums such as books, clocks, environmental design, folios, games, interactive narrative, posters, wearable design and websites. Extensive image-making, editing, research and writing, as well as the exploration of form and technique, are integral to the process. 

Health Administration

Fox School of Business and Management

Gain health sector-specific knowledge and leadership expertise through our part-time program led by faculty members with real-world backgrounds in the field. Designed for seasoned healthcare professionals with extensive supervisory experience, this program provides hands-on learning opportunities and a customizable learning pathway. 

Health Facilities Planning

Health Informatics

College of Public Health

The Health Informatics Graduate Certificate teaches students the practical skills they need to enter the rapidly expanding field of health informatics.

Students choose a project or thesis track in the Master of Science in Health Informatics program and train to create health data systems and processes in order to improve healthcare delivery.

Health Policy and Management

College of Public Health

In the Health Policy and Management MPH, you will learn to design, develop, implement, and manage public health–related programs and initiatives.

Healthcare Innovation Management

Fox School of Business and Management

Learn to build, manage and maintain next-generation healthcare systems using creative thinking strategies. Design a customized path with the help of the program director. Gain competitive skills to advance within the evolving healthcare industry.

High-Performance Computing for Scientific Applications

College of Science and Technology

Hone your analytical skills and develop high-performance computation techniques as a tool for science and engineering research in this cross-discplinary program. This professional degree can apply to a wide range of fields, including engineering, the life sciences and the physical sciences. 

Learn to solve real-world problems through computation in this certificate designed for working professionals. Interdisciplinary coursework blends mathematics and science to prepare you to meet a growing need for professionals in applied mathematics, computational sciences, statistics and traditional scientific fields.

Higher Education

College of Education and Human Development

Become an expert in how to spur change to meet college completion goals and improve equity in student postsecondary outcomes. Learn to strengthen the role of higher education as well as create environments that are conducive to student success. This program emphasizes urban issues and themes of equity and access in postsecondary education. 

History

College of Liberal Arts

Explore multiple approaches and factors in the study and teaching of history. Gain a firm background in historical processes and research for private, governmental or academic institutions. 

Concentrations

  • Public History

Hospitality Management

School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management

Develop the innovative problem-solving skills and practical management techniques needed to excel in the tourism and hospitality industry. Pursue careers in brand management, service management, tourism and hospitality marketing, tourism development, and more.

Human Resource Management

Fox School of Business and Management

Gain a solid foundation in best practices for recruiting, hiring and maintaining diverse and high caliber personnel to run a dynamic, successful company.

Prepare for a rewarding career in human resource management. Our program combines a master’s degree with a flexible, accelerated pathway to completion through a curriculum that’s certified to Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) standards and a collaborative and interactive online format.

Information Science and Technology

College of Science and Technology

Study the design, configuration and maintenance of network hardware and servers. This certificate is designed for working professionals in the information science and technology fields who want to advance their skill sets and further their careers without committing to a master's degree.

Learn advanced software engineering methods, bioinformatics, computer vision, cryptology, database technologies, digital forensics, high-performance computing, information security and assurance, networks, project management, robotics, software development paradigms, and wireless sensor networks. You’ll also learn about process re-engineering, and how to design and implement robust web and mobile applications to support those processes.

Information Technology Auditing and Cyber Security

Fox School of Business and Management

Gain the practical skills and strategic knowledge to protect companies’ technological infrastructures from threats including cyber attacks, fraud and internal abuse or negligence. Tap into the growing demand for accounting and risk assurance professionals with IT audit and control competencies.

Prepare for a career as an auditor or cyber security professional as you gain the knowledge and skills to pass key professional exams in the information technology field. You'll gain a foundation in IT governance and information security in business before focusing your studies on one of two areas of specialization. 

Concentrations

  • Cybersecurity
  • Information Technology Auditing

Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship

Fox School of Business and Management

Enhance your creative problem-solving skills, develop a design thinking mindset and learn to create a high-growth venture or drive organizational innovation with this flexible program. Customize the program to your goals through one of three specialization tracks, and gain full access to our schoolwide and universitywide innovation and entrepreneurship resources and centers. 

Concentrations

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation Strategy
  • Technology and Innovation Management

Innovation Strategy

Fox School of Business and Management

Gain the tools to drive organizational success in a competitive and rapidly changing global business environment. Learn to design organizations that foster innovation and embrace disruptive thinking. Maintain your professional focus with flexible courses offered completely online, in person, or in a hybrid format.

Institutional Effectiveness

College of Education and Human Development

Develop concrete skills to support institutional research, analytics and data-driven decision making with this certificate. As universities focus more on predictive analytics to guide policy, gain the necessary training to be a positive force for change within institutions. Dive into studies in organizational design, statistical research and higher education administration to advance a career in higher education. 

Instructional Learning Technology

College of Education and Human Development

Learn to effectively leverage technology in the learning environment through this certificate. Meet the growing demand for technologically savvy education professionals and enrich your community by applying technological strategies to improve the teaching and learning experience. Join a diverse group of students including educators, corporate and government trainers, and instructional leaders in higher education. 

Instrumental Conducting Wind Band

Boyer College of Music and Dance

Receive advanced instruction in artistry, scholarship and technique while preparing for success as a conductor-educator in an academic or a professional setting. 

Interdisciplinary Health Communication

College of Public Health

Expand your knowledge in health communication by analyzing public health problems and addressing them through various methods, concepts and theories. The interdisciplinary curriculum—offered by the College of Public Health and Klein College of Media and Communication—prepares you for a career in journalism, public health, public relations, research and roles that involve imparting health-related knowledge to the public.

International Business and Compliance

Beasley School of Law

Acquire an in-depth understanding of compliance-related topics with a focus on international law. Develop insight into corporate governance, enforcement and the legal aspects of compliance, as well as a practical understanding of the implementation and operation of an effective compliance and ethics program. Gain exposure to a variety of substantive areas of law that are relevant to compliance and ethics.

Jazz Studies

Boyer College of Music and Dance

Combine coursework with studio and ensemble experiences to develop technical expertise and a unique, creative and artistic vision. This program focuses on career development and entrepreneurial techniques so students may meet their career objectives. 

Journalism

Lew Klein College of Media and Communication

Prepare for a career in broadcast, online  and print forms of journalism. Study communication history; law and ethics; magazine writing; news and magazine management; and news reporting for broadcast, online and print distribution.

Landscape Architecture

Tyler School of Art and Architecture

Focus on ecological landscape restoration, and gain the knowledge to make informed and creative environmental design decisions. Graduate students graduate with the skills required of professional landscape architects, including computer graphics, design, horticultural knowledge, restoration knowledge and technical competence. 

Leadership in Instructional Technology for Higher Education

College of Education and Human Development

Future leaders in education will develop the vision, marketable skills and key competencies to facilitate the evolving transition to digital education. Help facilitate responsible institutional change and learn to make sound structural and technological decisions involving effective digital learning and teaching as well as student development. 

Liberal Arts

College of Liberal Arts

Develop an individualized course of graduate study by including courses from across the disciplines of liberal arts and beyond. This program is designed for working adults who wish to extend their liberal arts education for personal enrichment, professional development or preparation for a doctoral program. 

Management

Fox School of Business and Management

Develop knowledge and experience around business concepts, data analysis, financial and accounting principles, and organizational ethics. This master’s program is ideal for students who hold nonbusiness undergraduate degrees and want to increase their business acumen to stand apart in the global job market.

Maternal and Child Health

College of Public Health

Develop the necessary knowledge and skills to enter the maternal and child health workforce and support Title V programs, as guided by the Council on Education in Public Health. Critically evaluate and understand maternal and child health populations and identify evidence-based programs to improve health and reduce disparities.

Mathematics

College of Science and Technology

Gain a foundation sufficient to pursue a mathematics career in industry, government or education, and provides opportunities to conduct original research under the supervision of a faculty member.

Concentrations

  • Applied and Computational Mathematics

Mathematics for Teaching

College of Science and Technology

Develop mathematical knowledge beyond basic principles and logic. This program is tailored for current teachers seeking to build expertise and learn new techniques for enhanced student success and engagement in middle and high school mathematics classrooms.

Mechanical Engineering

College of Engineering

Master the mechanics of natural and artificial engineering processes. Gain an advanced understanding of engineering concepts from acoustics to biofluids, as well as a working knowledge of materials, technology and interactions used in mechanical engineering.

Media Studies and Production

Lew Klein College of Media and Communication

Prepare for a career in media analysis, creation and management or further academic study. Students may engage with media through a variety of lenses—cultural, economic, historical, legal, psychological and technological.

MediaXarts: Cinema for New Technologies and Environments

School of Theater, Film and Media Arts

Prepare for a profession in the creative design industries, interaction design for public organizations and emergent cinematic art forms. Challenge cinematic and arts conventions through new forms, including design, digital animation, game design interactive installation, mobile media app, new media studies, and projection design for performance and architecture.  

Medical Device

School of Pharmacy

Focus on unpacking and understanding the domestic and global regulations that govern the medical device field. Work to protect public health by ensuring a proper balance of risk and benefit for marketed products. In this pre-master’s certificate program, you’ll learn flexible frameworks for dealing with medical devices that vary in complexity and technology. Review key aspects of the medical device industry, including compliance, regulation and submissions in the domestic and global markets.

Metals, Jewelry, CAD-CAM

Tyler School of Art and Architecture

Explore craft traditions, and study emerging technologies and new ideas that advance the discipline. This program is widely known for its emphasis on CAD-CAM as a new medium and its outstanding technical facilities, and targets four areas: artistic development, designing for industry, developing entrepreneurial skills and preparation for college teaching.

Middle Grades Education

College of Education and Human Development

Prepare for middle-level teaching in grades four to eight. In addition to becoming certified to teach all elementary subjects in grades four to six, students can pursue single or dual certification for seventh and eighth grades in one of the following concentrations.

Concentrations

  • Language Arts
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics and Language Arts
  • Mathematics and Science
  • Science
  • Science and Language Arts
  • Social Studies
  • Social Studies and Language Arts
  • Social Studies and Mathematics
  • Social Studies and Science

Music

Boyer College of Music and Dance

Broaden your experience in music and combine research and practice. Experience instruction that connects research to creative work and problem-solving in a field of practice; expand your major performing medium or explore performance media other than your undergraduate major. 

Prepare for entrance into a doctoral music program. Learn to teach music composition, music theory, or musicology in the classroom. 

Music Education

Boyer College of Music and Dance

Participate in advanced studies on broad-based principles and practices in music education, as well as theories of learning and teaching, and get an introduction to research methodology. 

Music History

Boyer College of Music and Dance

Expand your knowledge of analytical techniques, composers, genres, historical styles, music literature and periods. This program is especially recommended for those who want to pursue a doctoral degree in musicology. 

Music Teaching

Boyer College of Music and Dance

Enhance your current music learning and teaching practice while completing qualifications to become a certified pre-K through 12 music teacher in Pennsylvania. Learn to leverage public performance to engage communities, create cultural awareness and provide ethical leadership. Develop your ability to perform as a soloist, ensemble member and chamber musician.

Music Technology

Boyer College of Music and Dance

Take your audio, electroacoustic and programming skills to the next level with rigorous courses in computer science, mathematics, music and recording technology, and music performance.  This 21st century, interdisciplinary graduate degree will prepare you for an exciting career in the contemporary recording arts industry.

Music Theory

Boyer College of Music and Dance

Develop your expertise in music theory research, music analysis and musical composition. You’ll learn through intimate seminars that emphasize strong analytical skills and the application of music theory in the academic environment. 

Music Therapy

Boyer College of Music and Dance

Professional music therapists gain a strong basis in clinical training through this master’s program. Immerse yourself in a broad range of clinical populations, orientations, practices and research approaches. You’ll integrate professional and personal development through self-experiences in music therapy. 

Musical Theater Collaboration

School of Theater, Film and Media Arts

Train with fellow book writers, choreographers, composers, directors and lyricists in a program that focuses on both collaboration and craft. Learn to produce new musical theater works for commercial, educational and nonprofit settings.

Neuromotor Science

College of Public Health

The Master of Science in Neuromotor Science at Temple’s College of Public Health examines the neural and sensorimotor factors of human movement.

Neuroscience

College of Liberal Arts

Nourish your interest in the structure and function of the brain. Aimed at any PhD student with an interest in neuroscience, the certificate program consists of two courses in each of the neuroscience specialization areas: behavioral, cognitive, systems neuroscience; and cellular, molecular neuroscience, as well as some additional extracurricular requirements.

Neuroscience: Systems, Behavior and Plasticity

College of Liberal Arts

Combines coursework in kinesiology, physical therapy and psychology with liberal arts to instill core expertise in cellular, molecular and behavioral neuroscience. 

New Product Development

College of Engineering

Gain expertise in design thinking, the marketing of technological products, interpersonal leadership, and the design and leadership of organizational processes in this online program. Understand and effectively utilize management and innovation tools to conceptualize, establish and bring to market valuable new projects and services in the context of an existing organization.

Non-Profit Management

College of Liberal Arts

Learn how nonprofits vary in size, organizational structure and mission as well as how they function as problem-solvers in society. Gain the conceptual and practical tools of management and understand how nonprofits work with each other and with governments at the federal, state and local levels. This certificate is designed for graduate students aspiring to nonprofit careers as well as nondegree-seeking students such as staff, volunteers and board members of nonprofit organizations.

Nutrition

College of Public Health

Develop your knowledge of nutrition, dietetics and public health as a graduate-level student preparing to enter the workforce as a registered dietitian. Increase your skills and knowledge in public health nutrition or prepare to pursue the Nutrition Master of Public Health.

Acquire in-depth training in dietetics, nutrition and public health. Develop a graduate-level understanding of clinical, community and food service nutrition, and meet eligibility criteria for the Registered Dietitian credential.

Opera

Boyer College of Music and Dance

Prepare for a professional career as a singer-actor on both national and international operatic stages. The ultimate goal of this program is to produce singing artists capable of competing successfully in the professional world of opera. 

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Kornberg School of Dentistry

Acquire intensive training in the diagnosis and treatment—surgical and adjunctive—of diseases, injuries and defects involving both the functional and aesthetic aspects of the hard and soft tissues of the oral and maxillofacial region. This program is a dual degree/certificate comprising an advanced standing MD degree and the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Graduate Certificate. The program places a significant emphasis on the didactic and clinical instruction needed to fulfill the requirements of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.

Oral Health Sciences

Kornberg School of Dentistry

Develop a deeper, more focused understanding of the scientific field of oral health, and receive hands-on training through clinical opportunities. This flexible postgraduate degree program integrates specialized coursework and self-directed original research projects. Study the structure, development and function of oral tissues as you prepare for your career as an oral health professional. Pursue a range of oral health disciplines or focus in one discipline through one of three available tracks.

Organizational Leadership

Fox School of Business and Management

Develop professional competency in the contemporary field of human resource management including the ethical and societal challenges impacting the field. Through this certificate program, you’ll learn how to leverage performance management and reward systems to best develop human capital. Gain the skills to lead strong teams and effective organizations from a diversity, equity and inclusion perspective.

Orthodontics

Kornberg School of Dentistry

Explore technological advantages like 3D imaging, robotic assistants and the most recent tools in the specialty. 

Painting

Tyler School of Art and Architecture

Focus on becoming a professional artist. Graduates of this program have made significant contributions to the discipline as artists, curators and gallerists. Central to the program, the Critical Dialogues Lecture Series brings artists, critics and curators to campus every week for public lectures followed by critiques with graduate students in drawing, painting and sculpture.

Performance

Boyer College of Music and Dance

Hone your performance skills with the instrument of your choice. Develop expertise beyond the baccalaureate achievement, taking courses to specialize in the study of your major instrument while taking courses outside of it to support your advanced musical and academic development. Study privately with professional artist-teachers and engage in performance in numerous large and chamber music ensembles.

Concentrations

  • Bassoon
  • Cello
  • Clarinet
  • Classical Guitar
  • Double Bass
  • Flute
  • French Horn
  • Harp
  • Harpsichord
  • Oboe
  • Percussion
  • Piano
  • Saxophone
  • Trombone
  • Trumpet
  • Tuba
  • Viola
  • Violin
  • Voice

Periodontics

Kornberg School of Dentistry

Earn a graduate specialty program degree in periodontology and oral implantology. Expand your experience with structures supporting the teeth and surgical practices for replacing and maintaining them. 

Pharmaceutical Labeling, Advertising and Promotions

School of Pharmacy

Become an expert in proper labeling, advertising and promotions of pharmaceuticals and related products. Home in on differences in regulations among key world markets and prepare for a career in the industry. Coursework  in this pre-master’s certificate program will guide you through complex and continually evolving regulations for labeling and promotion, both within the U.S. and globally.

Sharpen your knowledge and stay current with the regulatory landscape of pharmaceutical packaging and marketing with the Post-Master’s Graduate Certificate in Pharmaceutical Labeling, Advertising and Promotions in Temple’s School of Pharmacy.

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing: Process Development and Analysis

School of Pharmacy

Trace the steps that make up the manufacturing process, and study process monitoring and controls. Enhance your scientific understanding of the manufacturing process while learning to set standards that will increase product quality, improve plant efficiency, lower product costs and meet international and national standards. Choose to take this pre-master’s certificate on its own or use it as a basis for launching your master’s degree in quality and regulatory assurance.

Pharmaceutical Regulatory Sciences

School of Pharmacy

This program is not currently accepting applications.

Pharmaceutical Science

School of Pharmacy

Build a foundation in the pharmaceutical sciences and prepare for a career in the pharmaceutical industry or a government agency. Choose to specialize in Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmaceutics or Pharmacodynamics. Perform research and defend a thesis while working closely with a faculty advisor.

Concentrations

  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Pharmacodynamics

Pharmaceutics

School of Pharmacy

Prepare for career advancement in the pharmaceutical industry. After graduating, apply your credits to the Non-Thesis MS in Pharmaceutics.   

Philosophy

College of Liberal Arts

Examine philosophy for teaching, research or professional discourse. This program is designed for students interested in personal enrichment, pre-college teaching foundations or the ability to analyze larger problems in mixed settings. 

Photography

Tyler School of Art and Architecture

Expand the technical and conceptual approaches to photography through studio and seminar classes. This program stresses a balance among knowledge of historical processes; exploration of the newest technologies; and a solid, critical understanding of photography. It also gives graduates the blend of conceptual, critical and technical skills necessary to enter the fields of their choice at the highest professional level.

Physician Assistant

Lewis Katz School of Medicine

Expand your knowledge of anatomy, physiology and medical care of the human body in a program approved by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant. Learn to enhance patient care in the North Philadelphia community and beyond, and have access to the clinical training, outstanding faculty and physical plan resources Temple offers.

Physics

College of Science and Technology

Prepare for the power to conduct independent research with a master's-level knowledge of classical mechanics in physics, as well as its more esoteric functions. Students learn the dynamics of matter and energy at all levels and the practical framework for observation, theorization, and experimentation. This can also be taken as a Master of Art. 

 

Piano Pedagogy

Boyer College of Music and Dance

Expand your musical insights, resources and skills, and become eligible to teach either in a private studio or at an institution. Gain comprehensive knowledge about teaching children and adults at the elementary, intermediate and early advanced levels. 

Piano Performance and Music Theory

Boyer College of Music and Dance

Become a well-rounded, highly trained musician by advancing your piano skills though private study and performance opportunities while simultaneously studying music theory. Through discussion and research of current analytical trends in the industry, you’ll develop skills that allow you to pursue professional opportunities in both performance and academic music environments.

Piano Performance/Collaborative Piano and Chamber Music

Boyer College of Music and Dance

Develop diverse skill sets in two specialized performance areas, gaining invaluable training as both a soloist and an accompanist. Prepare for a variety of performance-related careers in keyboard music with this uniquely structured program, developed specifically for students with interest and professional aspirations in both collaborative piano and chamber music.

Piano Performance/Piano Pedagogy

Boyer College of Music and Dance

This comprehensive master’s program integrates piano performance with pedagogical components. Continue to build expertise in piano while developing fundamental skills and credentials that provide a breadth of career options in the highly competitive fields of performance and teaching.

 

Political Science

College of Liberal Arts

Explore the history and contemporary forces of political discourse and its connections to social policy, economics and more. The program is ideal for policymakers and analysts looking to increase their skills, and academics interested in future doctoral study. 

Printmaking

Tyler School of Art and Architecture

Explore a broad range of approaches to printmaking, including 3-D installation, digital print media, large-scale printmaking, photo processes and the traditional disciplines. Graduate students can utilize a separate, fully equipped print studio with 24-hour access and three large undergraduate studios equipped with state-of-the-art technology. Graduate students also have semi-private studios.

Professional Health Education

College of Education and Human Development

Learn to support physicians, dentists, pharmacists and scientists teaching in professional education programs. This cohort-based, executive model graduate certificate program was developed in collaboration with faculty and administrators in Temple’s professional schools and colleges. Designed for faculty members in health professional programs, you’ll acquire effective coaching techniques, group facilitation and consultation skills as well as case-based instructional modules. 

Gain the critical skills required to support faculty teaching in professional education programs such as dentistry, medicine, pharmacy and science in the areas of teaching and learning theories. Learn to apply evidence-based healthcare principles, effective coaching techniques and group facilitation. Become a leader in critique of curricular change and curricular innovation development. This cohort-based, executive model education master’s program, which was specifically designed by and for faculty members of health professional programs, emphasizes case-based instruction and clinical care.

Professional Studies - Music

Boyer College of Music and Dance

Rooted in the conservatory tradition with a strong emphasis on advanced performance study, this two semester certificate provides intensive training in your major performance area. Aimed at students who are seeking specialized preparation for the professional world, the certificate offers studies in classical guitar, keyboard, opera, orchestral instruments and voice.

Psychological Research

College of Liberal Arts

Earn a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in only five years. Carry out a master’s project; complete graduate-level coursework in ethics, methodology, statistics, and topical seminars; and engage in professional development activities. 

Public Health Data Science

College of Public Health

Develop the skills to become a public health data scientist, including an in-depth understanding of biostatistical methods and data analysis skills to improve healthcare and population health. Learn to conceptualize health problems and use state-of-the-art biostatistical and analytical tools and techniques to design, manage and analyze health and health-related data to produce value-adding analytic insights. Learn to effectively combine and communicate these insights to inform evidence-based public health decision-making.

Public Health Law Research

College of Public Health

The Public Health Law Research Graduate Certificate focuses on the field of public health law research, the scientific study of the effects of laws on health.

Public Health Preparedness and Response

College of Public Health

Learn to identify threats to public health with a specific focus on outbreaks and epidemics. Develop an in-depth understanding of bioethics, cultural sensitivity, emergency preparedness, health equity, public health surveillance systems and vulnerable populations. Acquire the basic skills needed to work within public health agencies and respond to emergencies.

Public Policy

College of Liberal Arts

Gain the technical and analytical skills necessary to develop and assess proposed public policies and evaluate the effectiveness of programs and activities that federal, state and local governments undertake. Study the contexts in which issues reach the policy agenda and policies are formulated, adopted, implemented and evaluated. 

Prepare for careers in the public and nonprofit sectors as well as academia. Gain a solid foundation in the concepts, knowledge and tools of public policymaking, including implementation, evaluation and analysis. Learn the rationale for government intervention and develop an understanding of the political and institutional forces that shape policy at the local, state and federal levels.

Public Relations

Lew Klein College of Media and Communication

Prepare for a career in the rapidly changing media landscape. Combining theory and practice, this program provides professionals with the knowledge and experience to be competitive in the public relations field, with emphasis on analysis, presentation, research and writing.

Quantitative Finance and Risk Management

Fox School of Business and Management

Develop leading-edge financial modeling and transaction analysis skills. This program will prepare you to pursue the FRM Exam Parts I–II through built-in modules and industry study packages. 

Real Estate

Fox School of Business and Management

Understand the real estate market from both inside and outside of the classroom through a virtual program that attracts professionals from around the world. Become a leader in the real estate industry through understanding asset management, development and development impact, optimization, and valuation. Master skills in the use of current and future technologies in the real estate industry and create a pathway to obtain a master’s degree.

Recreational Therapy

College of Public Health

The Recreational Therapy MS is designed for individuals who want to practice evidence-based recreational therapy within healthcare and human services.

Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance

School of Pharmacy

Gain the knowledge and skills needed for supervisory and managerial roles in the biosimilars, biotechnology, device, generics, pharmaceutical and related industries. Choose from more than 80 courses that are offered on weekends and in the evening, both on campus and online, in regulatory affairs and quality assurance.

Religion

College of Liberal Arts

Learn the various forms of religious discourse, ministry and tradition. This program is designed for those interested in a more advanced understanding of religion and the ability to teach religious studies in primary and some secondary institutions. 

School Psychology

College of Education and Human Development

Become a certified school psychologist in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, while gaining the skills to support students academically, emotionally, and socially. In addition to required coursework, students must also complete a portfolio, required practicum placements and a 1,200-hour internship in a school setting. Students will be awarded certification in school psychology after completion of the internship and successfully passing the exams required by the commonwealth of Pennsylvania. 

Concentrations

  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Counseling

Scientific Writing

College of Science and Technology

Meet the growing demand for individuals who can clearly and effectively communicate scientific information to a wide range of audiences. Students study with faculty from the College of Science and Technology as well as the Klein College of Media and Communication and intern with practicing scientists, publishing companies, patent law offices or pharmaceutical companies.

Learn to communicate technical knowledge clearly and succinctly through this certificate. Quality scientific writing is a skill demanded by organizations from pharmaceutical companies to news outlets. The graduate certificate enables students with diverse backgrounds in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics to enhance their communication skills for professional advancement.

Sculpture

Tyler School of Art and Architecture

Study using a hybrid approach. Fuse various media and practices that integrate performance, sound and video, as well as more object-oriented work. Graduate students have year-round, 24-hour access to private, individual studios and all of the technical shops of the sculpture area, including a casting area; a digital media lab; a metal shop; a wood shop; and sound, video, and projection equipment. 

Secondary Education

College of Education and Human Development

Gain the foundations to make an impact on the education of today’s secondary students through this master’s program. Geared toward students and working professionals with undergraduate degrees in fields outside of education, the program prepares graduates to teach grades seven through 12 in diverse school environments. Students focusing on World and Foreign Languages Education prepare to teach grades kindergarten through 12. 

Concentrations

  • English Education
  • Mathematics Education
  • Science Education
  • Social Studies Education
  • World-Foreign Languages Education

Service Excellence

School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management

Apply a core body of hospitality-specific expertise to management situations. Grow and drive customer loyalty by learning to measure and evaluate the quality and effectiveness of service delivery. This graduate certificate is open to all students at Temple.

Social and Behavioral Sciences

College of Public Health

The Social and Behavioral Sciences MPH trains students to assess the behavioral, cultural and social factors that influence pressing public health problems.

Social Work

School of Social Work

The Master of Social Work prepares students to support and advocate for vulnerable populations including children, the elderly and those living in poverty.

Spanish

College of Liberal Arts

Broaden your knowledge of the Spanish language and the cultures and traditions it connects. Develop advanced communication skills for various industries and professions while preparing to educate or conduct research, and specialize in Spanish peninsular literature, Spanish American literature or Hispanic linguistics. 

Spanish for the Health Professions

College of Liberal Arts

Form advanced cultural sensitivity with Latinx and Spanish-speaking communities in healthcare fields. Current healthcare professionals develop an appreciation for the language, and they understand the cultural expectations and norms of Latinx and Spanish-speaking patients. Coursework is conducted entirely in Spanish so students hone their oral and writing skills.

Special Education

College of Education and Human Development

This program is designed for those who already hold certification in art, early childhood, elementary, middle grades, secondary education, music or physical education. Learn evidence-based instructional practices and their implementation in the classroom; improve the impact of sociocultural factors on the education of children with disabilities; explore preventive approaches that de-emphasize labels and traditional diagnostic categories to support improved teaching and learning; and implement inclusive practices in both schools and society. This program offers three concentrations: Autism Spectrum Disorders, Mild Disabilities and Severe Disabilities. 

Speech, Language and Hearing Science

College of Public Health

The Master of Arts in Speech Language and Hearing Science is a clinical professional degree that prepares students to become speech-language pathologists.

Sport Business

School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management

Get ready to work in key, in-demand athletics fields, including analytics; college athletics; event and venue management; professional sport; recreation; and sales, marketing and promotions. This program is the largest provider of management and executive employees for sport and recreation positions in the greater Philadelphia area.

Concentrations

  • Athletics Administration
  • Recreation and Event Management
  • Sport Analytics
  • Sport Marketing and Promotions

Sport Business Executive Program

School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management

Get ready to work in key, in-demand fields, including analytics; college athletics; event and venue management; professional sport; recreation; and sales, marketing and promotions. This flexible, online program for business professionals includes advanced business and sport-industry courses designed and taught by faculty who have relationships with top-level leaders in the sport industry.

Statistics

Fox School of Business and Management

Expand on broad-based statistical skills with a program that includes advanced tools for computation and study of mathematical problems. Balance theory that supports statistical models with the methods used by advanced analysts. 

Sterile Process Manufacturing

School of Pharmacy

Learn the process of setting up sterile environments to manufacture devices and drug products safely. Train to strategically design facilities and implement techniques, including microbial controls and sterile filtration during the manufacturing process in this pre-master’s certificate program.

Stormwater Management

College of Engineering

Develop skills to address the growing environmental issues associated with stormwater management. You’ll study the effects of urban runoff on stream channels and learn best practices to prevent the degradation of ecosystems. The program schedule is flexible—all courses can be taken in the evening, and some are offered online.

Strategic Communication and Cross-Cultural Leadership

Lew Klein College of Media and Communication

Prepare for leadership roles in diverse cultural environments by developing sophisticated communication, mediation and team-building skills. By earning the certificate, you can matriculate into a master’s program in the Klein College of Media and Communication.

String Pedagogy

Boyer College of Music and Dance

Expand your musical insights, resources and skills, and become eligible to teach either in a private studio or at an institution. Gain comprehensive knowledge about teaching children and adults at the elementary, intermediate and early advanced levels. 

Student Affairs Leadership

College of Education and Human Development

Deepen your understanding of student affairs leadership to prepare for a career in administration. Focus on current leadership contexts and learn best practices in managing student life and driving engagement in higher education settings. Graduates go on to hold administrative positions in athletic administration, residential life and student activities. 

Superintendency

College of Education and Human Development

Master the necessary skills for effective and ethical leadership at the highest levels in both school districts and other educational organizations. This 12-credit graduate certificate program allows students to acquire both the administrative and leadership experience required to earn the Superintendent Letter of Eligibility from the Pennsylvania Department of Education. The program is open to current students in Temple’s executive EdD program and those who have completed a doctoral degree in K–12 Educational or School Leadership.

Sustainable Community Planning

Taxation

Beasley School of Law

Understand the most complex issues of tax law. Gain a strong foundation in tax law, including estate and benefit taxes.

Teaching Art Education

Tyler School of Art and Architecture

Gain the knowledge and skills necessary to develop lesson plans and curricula for art education programs. Learn how to effectively merge art practice and teaching practice in the classroom. Designed for those students who have earned their MFA, this certificate program provides all of the requirements for the Pennsylvania Teaching Certification in Art for grades K–12.

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

College of Education and Human Development

Gain an understanding of the structure of the English language and language variations. Learn to adapt instruction to the learners' age, proficiency level, linguistic background, communicative and academic needs, and native language and literacy development. This program is designed for those interested in teaching positions that do not require state certification; who are already certified to teach in a public school system in Pennsylvania and want to learn how to better meet the needs of English language learners; and teachers from abroad who want to teach English in their native country. 

Teaching in Higher Education

College of Education and Human Development

Study entirely online to earn this certificate. Integrate current research on learning-centered teaching and course design methods to develop enhanced syllabi and learning activities. The program welcomes current faculty members interested in enriching their teaching practice as well as high school teachers or other professionals who aspire to teach in higher education.

Teaching in Higher Education for the Creative Disciplines

College of Education and Human Development

Advance your teaching skills and discover how to meet the particular needs of students in creative arts classrooms and studios. Combine research-based practices, learner-centered course design, and motivation and reflection skills to support the development of a student’s creative process and product. This online program welcomes current faculty members interested in creative disciplines as well as high school teachers and other professionals who aim to teach creative courses in higher education.

Theater Instruction

School of Theater, Film and Media Arts

Incorporate drama strategies and theater forms in K through grade 12 classrooms and pursue a state endorsement in drama education.

Apply drama strategies and theater forms in K through grade 12 classrooms. Designed for certified educators, students gain the expertise to successfully incorporate elements of theater performance and production into their curricula. Coursework also prepares students to pursue state endorsement for drama educators.
 

Theater-Acting

School of Theater, Film and Media Arts

Train in a program modeled after the conservatory approach. This program has a twofold objective: to assist you in breaking through patterns or habits that have been holding back your artistic growth and to develop a method for training that enables you to effectively articulate the process to students.

Concentrations

  • Acting

Theater-Design

School of Theater, Film and Media Arts

Collaborate with faculty, staff and guest artists to stage engaging contemporary theater for diverse audiences. This program combines intensive classroom work with full-scale productions to create well-rounded designers and technicians ready for many aspects of theater, including educational theater, regional theater and the entertainment industry.

Concentrations

  • Design

Theater-Directing

School of Theater, Film and Media Arts

Develop your skills as a visionary creative communicator and collaborative artistic leader. Train to illuminate texts through the exploration of character in collaboration with actors, design and production teams, and writers and deliver a compelling and unified theatrical storytelling event to audiences.

Concentrations

  • Directing

Theater-Playwriting

School of Theater, Film and Media Arts

Develop your individual voice and become equipped with the skills necessary to sustain a life as an artist. Core coursework provides rigorous training with attention to craft in a range of forms. Additional courses emphasize the collaborative nature of theater and provide an environment for creating a network of fellow artists across disciplines.

Concentrations

  • Playwriting

Tourism Analytics

School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management

Gain the quantitative groundwork to excel in the tourism industry. You’ll study foundational applied statistics before diving into more advanced coursework in data analytics to help inform your decision making as a tourism professional. Certificate students also examine the role of economics and policy issues on the tourism industry.

Transnational Law

Beasley School of Law

Harness the global legal marketplace and prepare for the world of international law used by multinational corporations, intellectual proprietors and online entities. This program requires a semester studying abroad to take in the comparative details of different legal systems. 

Transportation Planning

Tyler School of Art and Architecture

The Graduate Certificate in Transportation Planning at Tyler School of Art and Architecture prepares future planners for industry problems that arise from contemporary methods of transportation and travel.

Travel and Tourism

School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management

Whether you are in the travel and tourism industry already or are seeking a career pivot, this online degree opens doors in a fast-paced industry. Gain the critical thinking and analytical business skills necessary for becoming a changemaker in the business of travel and tourism.

Trial Advocacy

Beasley School of Law

Perfect litigation tactics and courtroom performance. Master the theory of legal argument, develop styles of narrative storytelling and learn how to use cutting-edge courtroom technology in a program designed for practicing attorneys.

Urban Bioethics

Lewis Katz School of Medicine

Investigate the ethics, politics and values of healthcare in diverse urban contexts. You’ll confront stark inequalities of health and access to medical, legal and other services in urban centers like Philadelphia. Gain the practical and theoretical tools to address such inequities and improve the health statuses of vulnerable urban populations.

This program is also available as a dual degree with an MD. 

Explore the ethics and values of health, healthcare delivery, and health law and policy underlying the urban context of density, diversity and inequalities. This certificate program is available without enrollment in the Urban Bioethics master’s program. 

Urban Education

College of Education and Human Development

Develop the knowledge and skills to work with diverse groups in urban educational settings. Study social, economic, political and historical factors that influence urban schools and communities while creating connections between theory and practice. Analyze current trends in school reform and successful policies to reimagine program development and facilitate partnerships between schools, agencies and communities. 

Validation Sciences

School of Pharmacy

Validation is a critical and all-encompassing tool in the pharmaceutical, medical device, biotechnology and related regulated industries. In quality assurance practices, validation includes every test and scientific methodology used to demonstrate that facilities, utilities, equipment, processes, computers and products meet agreed-upon standards. This five-course (15-credit) certificate program—which can be delivered remotely—is designed for professionals working in a regulated industry who need theoretical, practical and hands-on knowledge of various validation principles. Participants may also select three specialized electives in Validation Science that best meet their career needs.

Vocal Arts

Boyer College of Music and Dance

Refine your skills in solo and choral singing and prepare for a career in community music, education or performance. Benefit from the rigor of classical voice training while broadening your scope to another area of focus: choral music, conducting, music education or musical theater. 

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