Postbaccalaureate Certificate in Basic Core Science Studies
Prepare for a new career as a healthcare professional with Temple University’s Postbaccalaureate Certificate in Basic Core Science Studies in the College of Science and Technology. This 37–38-credit program is designed for college graduates with limited coursework in basic sciences who need enhanced academic preparation before applying to professional schools.
Students gain the necessary knowledge base in general sciences required for professional school through a rigorous and structured suite of prerequisite and scientific training in the basic health sciences. This interdisciplinary degree program draws scholars from across the university and its health system to provide advanced coursework in the following subjects.
- General, organic and biological chemistry
- Introductory and advanced biology (anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, genetics, microbiology, immunology, pathology and physiology)
Through the curriculum, you’ll learn critical analysis, communication and problem-solving skills. Educational opportunities including seminar series covering science & non-science topics, and an introduction to the review of scientific literature, help you build these skills.