From training law enforcement park rangers to providing an insight into sustainability to emphasizing the importance of play, University College encompasses a wide range of professional fields and educational interests at Temple University.
Credit certificates have been designed to provide students will the knowledge and skills to pursue careers in law enforcement, environmental education and sustainability and post graduate education in play therapy.
ProRanger Philadelphia is an academic and technical skills training and internship program that is cooperatively administered by the National Park Service and Temple University. The program was established to recruit and train law enforcement park rangers for the National Park Service. After successfully graduating from Temple University and meeting all program requirements and program standards, ProRangers are eligible for non-competitive conversion to a position as a law enforcement ranger within the National Park Service. Learn more about the ProRanger program.
The 12-credit Certificate in Sustainability is an interdisciplinary undergraduate certificate offered by University College. The certificate gives students the skills to further their knowledge and contribute to sustainable systems from the viewpoint of several different disciplines. Students will become effective leaders and agents of change for sustainability. Learn more about the Certificate in Sustainability.
Successfully completing the Play Therapy program provides a post-graduate certificate to professionals in the mental health, counseling and social work fields. Professionals may also complete part (or all) of the program for continuing education credit. Graduate students interested in enrolling in these courses as electives are also encouraged to apply. Learn more about Play Therapy.