College Access and Success Graduate Certificate

Prepare for the ever-changing landscape of postgraduate education with the College Access and Success Graduate Certificate at Temple University. Serving as a critical bridge that helps higher education professionals develop marketable skills and competencies, this certificate’s coursework challenges norms by placing significant emphasis on urban issues and themes of college access, affordability and equity in higher and postgraduate education.

Delivery Method

The College Access and Success Certificate (Graduate) program can be completed entirely in an online format.

Classes & Curriculum

In order to complete the College Access and Success Certificate (Graduate) program, students must take the following four courses.

  • Access and Equity in Higher Education
  • Diversity Issues in Higher Education​
  • Getting into College: Strategic Enrollment Management​
  • The Costs of College

Learn more about classes offered within the innovative College Access and Success Certificate (Graduate) curriculum.

Who Might be Interested?

This graduate certificate is open to Temple students and employees, as well as outside professionals, interested in advancing their knowledge and skills by exploring the urban education experience and investigating themes of equity and access in higher education.

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Voluntary Internships

Internships give you opportunities to get hands-on experience, refine your understanding of your coursework and make professional contacts who can assist your future career development. Internships are voluntary experiences that take place outside of the program curriculum: students do not receive credit for internships. 

Tuition & Fees

In keeping with Temple’s commitment to access and affordability, this Graduate Certificate offers a competitive level of tuition with multiple opportunities for financial support.

Tuition rates are set annually by the university and are affected by multiple factors, including program degree level (undergraduate or graduate), course load (full- or part-time), in-state or out-of-state residency, and more. These tuition costs apply to the 2023–2024 academic year.

Pennsylvania resident: $1,053.00 per credit
Out-of-state: $1,449.00 per credit

Learn more about our tuition and fees.


For more information about this program, the College of Education and Human Development, how to apply for admission, and your application status, contact Enrollment Management.

Enrollment Management
Ritter Annex 150
1301 Cecil B. Moore Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Phone: 215-204-8011


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