Learning can be an invigorating experience no matter your age, educational background or situation in life. Temple offers a host of courses and programs for those seeking college admission, professional development or simply thirsting for knowledge.

Continuing Education

Enhance your skills. Pursue a passion. Expand your knowledge. Challenge your mind. These are just a few of the reasons to take noncredit courses at Temple. Conveniently scheduled courses are offered in person and online, and are taught by engaging instructors with real-world experience. We offer programs in several categories:


Professional Development and Licensure Programs

Programs in real estatemedicinedentistrypodiatrylawphysical therapy, digital advertising, and others allow you to maintain your professional license or start a new profession. Temple also offers a wide variety of courses and certificates that can help you prepare for a different job or get ahead in your current career.


Personal Enrichment and Community Education Programs

Courses offered within these programs will allow you to explore new interests in music or art.  Expand your skills through offerings at our Fort Washington and Ambler campuses, as well as through extensive programs offered by the Pan-African Studies Community Education Program (PASCEP).


Youth Programs

Offered year-round, youth programs provide learning and performance opportunities for all ages. Students can explore visual arts and music and performance as well as science and technology through our many summer camp programs. High school students can prepare for college with study skills, SAT reviews, and creative writing.


Intensive English Language Programs

These offer English classes to non-native speakers who wish to improve reading, writing, and speaking skills. Classes are offered at the main campus in Philadelphia, the Harrisburg campus, or at the Temple Japan campus in Tokyo.


Lifelong Learning Programs

Your education never stops with our Lifelong Learning programs for adults over 50 years of age. Lifelong Learning is possible through our Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the Center City campus and our Lifelong Learning Society at the Ambler campus.


Corporate Training

Temple provides high-quality education and training programs to businesses, organizations and schools at our Ambler and Center City campuses, and at off-campus locations. High-energy trainers provide participants with dynamic and interactive experiences, and skills and knowledge participants can apply on the job right away. Programs are customized to meet the needs of your organization at a site that’s most convenient for you and your employees.