Non-Credit Courses and Certificates

What would you like to learn today?

University College is home to a wide variety of non-credit programs and certificate offerings designed to expand your knowledge and marketability, enhance your productivity or simply make your life more enjoyable. Whether you are preparing for a new job, seeking to get ahead at your current employer or interested in exploring new career directions, University College offers programs that can help you find the right path to success. Some of our offerings, in fact, are a requirement for employment in certain fields.

Career-focused Certificates

Park Ranger Law Enforcement Academy (PRLEA)

PRLEAis a requirement to apply for a law enforcement position within the National Park Service. This program, which trains future resource protection officers, is taught in a natural park-like setting by highly skilled instructors. Graduates from this program have gone on to serve at some of our nation's most treasured landmarks and scenic vistas. 

Real Estate Institute (REI)

Whether you are looking to start your career as a licensed salesperson, interested in becoming a broker, or continuing your education, the Real Estate Institute is the place to get started. Located in the heart of Center City, the Real Estate Institute at Temple University is the largest program for professional real estate education in the tri-state region. 

Study, Explore, Play

Round out your résumé, learn a new skill or get ready for that big test.

Professional Development: Is your résumé looking stale? Changing careers and want to fill in your skill set? We can help you with a multitude of targeted classes that teach you the skills to market yourself and land the perfect job. Taught by skilled instructors, these focused sessions are designed to get you up and running as quickly as possible because your time is valuable. 

Personal Enrichment: Personal enrichment courses are for people who know that there is more to life than work. These courses help enhance your life through hands-on educational experiences, let you find a new hobby and provide opportunities to explore new and interesting topics.

Test Preparation: From the SAT to the GRE, GMAT to MCAT, the best way to succeed in a test is to properly prepare for it. University College offers a wide range of test preparation courses. Whether you are a high school student about to apply for college or a professional returning to the classroom, professionals in the testing field will help you get ready for the challenges ahead!

Arboretum Programs

From beekeeping to creating a vegetable garden, flower arranging to landscape design, Temple's Office of Non-Credit and Continuing Education offers topics of interest to everyone who'd like to meaningfully connect with the outdoors. Register now for non-credit "green" courses