Postbaccalaureate Certificate in Advanced Core Science Studies
Strengthen your academic profile and prepare for professional school admissions with Temple University’s Postbaccalaureate Certificate in Advanced Core Science Studies in the College of Science and Technology. This 37–38-credit program is designed for college graduates who wish to expand their scientific studies to pursue a career as a healthcare professional.
Improve your academic credentials through a rigorous and structured suite of advanced science courses and customized standardized test preparation for the Dental Admission Test (DAT), Graduate Record Examination (GRE), Medical College Admission Test (MCAT), Physician Assistant College Admission Test (PA-CAT) and Pharmacy College Admission Test (PCAT). The interdisciplinary Advanced Core Science Studies Certificate program draws scholars from across the university and its health system to provide advanced science coursework in the following subjects.
- General, organic and biological chemistry
- Introductory and advanced biology (anatomy, biochemistry, genetics, immunology, microbiology, pathology and physiology)
Develop critical analysis, communication and problem-solving skills through a variety of educational activities including a seminar series covering science and non-science topics, and an introduction to the review of scientific literature.