ONCE Classroom

Non-Credit Programs at Ambler and Center City


Learn new skills! Enrich your life!

Looking to be more marketable in today's economy? Considering a second or even a third career? Exploring your passions for your own enjoyment? Temple University's Office of Non-Credit and Continuing Education (ONCE) offers a wide variety of non-credit courses and certificate programs at the Ambler and Center City campuses that may help you to prepare for a new job, get ahead in your current job or explore new directions.

Non-Credit programs can provide you with learning opportunities at all phases of your life. With a variety of options to choose from, there's bound to be something of interest to you. In addition to our professional development and personal enrichment courses for adults, we also offer these additional programs:

Online Learning

Think you don't have time to take a course? Think again! We can help you learn online - anytime and anywhere!

Digital Advertising Certificate Program

This non-credit certificate program will provide you with the opportunity to expand your digital skill set, build your career, and enhance your personal brand. This online program is taught by well-respected professors with real-world experience. Classes start January 2, 2018. Register online or call 267-468-8500.

Temple University partners with providers such as ed2go to provide online courses and career training programs that can help you achieve your professional and personal goals.

In addition, we offer the UGotClass series of online courses in partnership with LERN (Learning Resources Network). Develop skills for the 21st century, demonstrate your knowledge and boost your productivity! View the current UGotClass online course offerings.

Current Non-Credit Offerings

Below is just a sampling of the some of the non-credit courses and certificate programs that are currently offered. To view all of the non-credit courses and certificate programs, download a copy of our latest catalog. Questions? Contact us at ncregistrar@temple.edu or call (267) 468-8500. We look forward to seeing you in class soon!

Teach a Non-Credit Course

Do you have a dynamic personality, expertise in a particular topic and the ability to teach? If you have a suggestion and are interested in teaching a new course, let us know. Please complete the Non-Credit Course Proposal Form and email it to us at ncregistrar@temple.edu or fax it us at (267) 468-8506.


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Contact Information

Email Address: ncregistrar@temple.edu
Telephone Number: (267) 468-8500
Fax Number: (267) 468-8506



ONCE0005 - Analyzing Your Garden And Landscape
ONCE0006 - Aquaponics 101
ONCE0010 - Ballroom Dancing: Dance Like The Stars
ONCE0011 - Become A Wedding Planner
ONCE0019 - Budgeting Tool Kit
ONCE0033 - Adobe Dreamweaver CS6: LEVEL I
ONCE0034 - Adobe Dreamweaver CS6: LEVEL II
ONCE0037 - Adobe Illustrator CC: Level I
ONCE0038 - Adobe InDesign CC: Level I
ONCE0039 - Adobe InDesign CC: Level II
ONCE0043 - Adobe Photoshop CC: LEVEL I (daytime)
ONCE0044 - Adobe Photoshop for the Web
ONCE0049 - Build Your Web Site: Putting It All Together
ONCE0053 - Contract Negotiations
ONCE0055 - Conversational Chinese: Part I
ONCE0060 - Creating Tropical Floral Arrangements
ONCE0061 - Introduction to Organic Gardening (Creating your Vegetable Garden)
ONCE0070 - Digital Darkroom: Introduction To Photoshop
ONCE0071 - Digital Photography I
ONCE0072 - Digital Photography II
ONCE0073 - Grammar for Grownups
ONCE0093 - Fabrics And Materials
ONCE0097 - Floral Design I
ONCE0098 - Floral Design II
ONCE0099 - Flower Arranging For Special Occasions
ONCE0100 - Flower Arranging Of Yesterday For Today
ONCE0101 - Food And Beverage
ONCE0104 - Fundamentals Of Design And Layout
ONCE0105 - Fundamentals Of Editing
ONCE0107 - Fundamentals Of Meeting Planning
ONCE0108 - Furniture
ONCE0114 - Getting Your Garden Ready For Spring
ONCE0115 - Going Green: Expressive Floral Designs Featuring Foliage
ONCE0116 - Google Analytics
ONCE0124 - Herbaceous Plant Identification: Spring Plants
ONCE0131 - Ikebana-Japanese Influence On The Art Of Flower Arranging
ONCE0134 - Interior Design Certificate Program: Summer One Week Intensive Format
ONCE0136 - Intermediate Spanish
ONCE0141 - Introduction To Beekeeping
ONCE0145 - Introduction to Web Site Design
ONCE0147 - Introduction To Italian: Part I
ONCE0148 - Introduction To Italian: Part II
ONCE0149 - Getting Paid To Talk: Professional Voice Acting
ONCE0151 - Introduction To Social Media (online)
ONCE0152 - Introduction To Spanish
ONCE0154 - Introduction To Wine Appreciation
ONCE0156 - Investment Planning
ONCE0164 - Landscape Maintenance
ONCE0165 - Learn To Play American Mah Jongg
ONCE0170 - Lighting And Accessories
ONCE0178 - Managing The Tough Spots
ONCE0179 - Master Editing Workshop
ONCE0206 - Project Management Basics I
ONCE0207 - Project Management Basics II
ONCE0209 - Project Management: Leading The Team
ONCE0210 - Proofread Like A Pro
ONCE0214 - QuickBooks
ONCE0218 - Reinventing Yourself Through Writing
ONCE0220 - Residential Landscape Design
ONCE0227 - Search Engine Optimization
ONCE0228 - Self Defense For Women
ONCE0231 - Site Inspection And Selection
ONCE0240 - Speaking with Confidence
ONCE0245 - Technology For The Meeting Professional
ONCE0247 - Tents And Outdoor Weddings
ONCE0250 - The Business Side Of Interior Design
ONCE0251 - The Business Side Of Wedding Planning & Consulting
ONCE0253 - The Effective Use Of Color
ONCE0254 - The Essentials Of Catering
ONCE0271 - Twitter (online)
ONCE0277 - Wedding Planning And Consulting: Part I
ONCE0278 - Wedding Planning And Consulting: Part II
ONCE0280 - What's Your Point?: Effective Interpersonal Communication
ONCE0282 - Wine And Cheese Pairings
ONCE0284 - Planting Trees and Shrubs: Woody Plant Identification
ONCE0288 - Wordpress For Beginners
ONCE0293 - Writing Short Stories
ONCE0294 - Yoga Extension
ONCE0295 - Yoga...A Body, Mind And Spirit Workout
ONCE0297 - The Results-Oriented Leader
ONCE0298 - Planning The Perfect Party
ONCE0304 - Arabic Language For Beginners
ONCE0308 - Container Herb Gardening
ONCE0311 - Dances For Weddings
ONCE0313 - Herbaceous Plant Identification: Fall Plants
ONCE0316 - Japanese Language Part I: Conversation And Writing
ONCE0318 - Landscaping With Native Plants
ONCE0327 - Finances For Your Lifetime
ONCE0339 - Motivating: How To Get Extraordinary Results From Ordinary People
ONCE0362 - The Conservative Roundtable
ONCE0364 - Necessary Fictions: Early American History
ONCE0368 - A Workshop for Parents: Surviving the College Application Process
ONCE0374 - Write Your Life Story
ONCE0375 - Introduction to Window Treatments
ONCE0378 - Intermediate Data Analysis (online)
ONCE0379 - Advanced Data Analysis (online)
ONCE0380 - Introduction to Data Analysis (online)
ONCE0381 - Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers (online)
ONCE0384 - Adobe Dreamweaver CC: Level I (eve)
ONCE0385 - Adobe Dreamweaver CS6: Level II (eve)
ONCE0386 - Marketing Using Social Media (online)
ONCE0387 - Integrating Social Media into Your Organization (online)
ONCE0388 - Improving Email Promotions (online)
ONCE0389 - Boosting Your Website Traffic (online)
ONCE0390 - Online Advertising (online)
ONCE0392 - Keys to Customer Service (online)
ONCE0393 - Extraordinary Customer Service (online)
ONCE0394 - Entrepreneur Boot Camp (online)
ONCE0395 - The Business Plan (online)
ONCE0396 - Entrepreneurial Marketing (online)
ONCE0493 - Introduction to Business Research (online)
ONCE0494 - Business Statistics (online)
ONCE0495 - Qualitative Business Research (online)
ONCE0501 - Dementia for Family Caregivers (online)
ONCE0502 - Effective Copywriting (online)
ONCE0503 - Introduction to Mobile Marketing (online)
ONCE0504 - Creating Cell Phone Apps for Your Business (non-technical)(online)
ONCE0505 - Advanced Mobile Marketing (online)
ONCE0506 - Students with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder)
ONCE0520 - The Art of Providing "Five Diamond" Service
ONCE0522 - Spiritual Philosophies and Practices
ONCE0524 - From Bad to Great Photos with Your Smartphone
ONCE0528 - Screenwriting 101: Write Movies!
ONCE0529 - Plein Air Landscape Painting
ONCE0531 - Safety and Self-Defense for Parents and Teens
ONCE0533 - Designing Successful Webinars (online)
ONCE0534 - Managing and Marketing Webinars
ONCE0535 - Facebook for Business (online)
ONCE0536 - LinkedIn for Business (online)
ONCE0537 - Video Marketing (online)
ONCE0538 - YouTube for Business (online)
ONCE0539 - Google+ (online)
ONCE0540 - Evernote (online)
ONCE0541 - Conflict Management (online)
ONCE0542 - Negotiation: Get What You Want
ONCE0543 - Using Personality Profiles for Better Work Performance (online)
ONCE0544 - LEED Green Associate Exam Preparation & Study Group (online)
ONCE0545 - Interview Skills
ONCE0547 - Prezi (online)
ONCE0548 - Cyber Security for Managers (Online)
ONCE0549 - Revenue Generation for Nonprofits (online)
ONCE0550 - Program Evaluation for Nonprofits (online)
ONCE0551 - Photoshop for Presentations
ONCE0552 - Graphic Design for Visual Presentations (online)
ONCE0553 - Gender in the Classroom (Online)
ONCE0554 - Generational Learning Styles for K12 Teachers (Online)
ONCE0555 - Online Learning and Teaching for K12 Teachers (Online)
ONCE0556 - Social Media and Online Tools for K12 Teachers (Online)
ONCE0557 - Success with Aging Parents (Online)
ONCE0558 - Spanish for Medical Professionals (Online)
ONCE0560 - Stress Management (Online)
ONCE0561 - Supervisory and Leadership Certificate (Online)
ONCE0567 - Impromptu Speaking: The Art of Thinking on Your Feet
ONCE0570 - Introduction to Grant Writing and Administration
ONCE0571 - Blogging for Your Business 101
ONCE0574 - Adobe Photoshop Lightroom
ONCE0577 - Introduction to Bats in Pennsylvania
ONCE0579 - Wines of Spain
ONCE0581 - Put Your Garden to Bed and Plan for a Fabulous Spring
ONCE0582 - Uniting the Faiths: Common Spiritual Philosophies
ONCE0589 - Introvert Survival Skills in the Workplace
ONCE0590 - Secrets to a Successful Transition from Colleague to Supervisor
ONCE0593 - Power Networking with LinkedIn
ONCE0594 - Build Your Business with LinkedIn
ONCE0595 - Hootsuite Content Scheduler
ONCE0596 - Using Video to Grow Your Small Business
ONCE0597 - Social Media for Authors
ONCE0598 - Writing for the Children's Market from Idea to Contract
ONCE0599 - Writing Nonfiction: What You Need to Know
ONCE0604 - Retirement Planning Today
ONCE0605 - Our Revolutionary War
ONCE0606 - Wines of the Southern Hemisphere-Terroir
ONCE0607 - California, Roads Less Traveled: The Un-Napa Tour of California
ONCE0608 - Flower Arranging from Your Own Backyard Garden
ONCE0609 - Is Your Brown Bag Lunch Slowing You Down?
ONCE0610 - StrengthQuest Workshop (ages 13 to 17)
ONCE0611 - Failure 101 (ages 13 to 17)
ONCE0637 - Create Your Own Videos to Market and Grow Your Business
ONCE0639 - Introduction to Wedding Planning
ONCE0640 - Interior Design Trends and Updating Tips
ONCE0642 - 21st Century Flower Arranging Trends
ONCE0643 - A Survey of Pennsylvania Wines
ONCE0645 - SAT/ACT Combo Prep Course
ONCE0649 - ASM Teachers Camp
ONCE0655 - Being a 21st Century Leader
ONCE0659 - Applying Emotional Intelligence
ONCE0660 - Providing Great Customer Service through Social Media
ONCE0661 - Tools and Techniques for Positive Conflict Resolution
ONCE0664 - Business Writing Essentials: Random Acts of Writing
ONCE0665 - Wells, Springs and Cisterns: A Homeowner's Guide to Private Water Systems
ONCE0666 - MS Word 2016: Level I
ONCE0667 - Aquaponics: Deeper Dive
ONCE0668 - MS Excel 2016: Level 1
ONCE0669 - Office Organization: Systems for Clarity and Control
ONCE0670 - Introduction to PCs and Windows 10
ONCE0671 - The Battle of Gettysburg
ONCE0673 - The Multi-Generational Workforce
ONCE0674 - I'm Crazy Busy: Stress Workshop
ONCE0678 - Introduction to HTML5 and CSS
ONCE0679 - Introduction to HTML5 and CSS (TUCC)
ONCE0680 - Access 2016: Level I
ONCE0681 - Access 2016: Level II
ONCE0682 - Access 2016: Level III
ONCE0683 - MS Excel 2016: Level II
ONCE0684 - Write Your Personal Blog
ONCE0685 - MS Excel 2016: Level III
ONCE0686 - PowerPoint 2016: Level I
ONCE0687 - Write Your Story, the One Only You Can Tell
ONCE0688 - Taking Yourself Seriously as a Writer
ONCE0689 - Creative Writing Workshop: One-Day Intensive
ONCE0690 - Italian Wine Stars
ONCE0691 - Pinot Noirs of the World
ONCE0692 - GMAT Test Prep
ONCE0693 - GRE Test Prep
ONCE0694 - LSAT Test Prep
ONCE0700 - Tips for Positive Conflict Resolution
ONCE0701 - I'm Crazy Busy: Stress Reduction
ONCE0708 - Data Visualization
ONCE0709 - Discover the Leader in You
ONCE0711 - Publishing Law
ONCE0713 - Telling Your Story: A Workshop in Writing Fiction and Memoir
ONCE0715 - Wedding Planning: Branding Yourself and Your Business
ONCE0716 - One Day Design
ONCE0717 - Get Organized to Age in Place
ONCE0718 - Highs in the Low 60’s: Music 1960-64
ONCE0720 - Wines of Southern France*
ONCE0721 - Emerging Wine Regions: Portugal and Greece*
ONCE0722 - Composting is Easy!
ONCE0723 - Creating Your Cut Flower Garden
ONCE0724 - Footloose and Fancy Free Flower Arranging
ONCE0726 - Finances for Your Lifetime (Lunch and Learn)
ONCE0729 - Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) Fundamentals (Online)
ONCE0730 - Introduction to 3D Printing (Online)
ONCE0731 - 3D Printed Science and Math: Visualizations and Experiments (Online)
ONCE0732 - GRE Strategy Workshop
ONCE0733 - GMAT Strategy Workshop
ONCE0743 - SAT Exam Preparation – One-Week Intensive (Ages 14-18)
ONCE0755 - LSAT Strategy Workshop
ONCE0764 - Tattered Pieces: A Charleston Daughter Explores Loss, Faith and Forgiveness
ONCE0768 - Professional Excellence
ONCE0772 - New York Wines
ONCE0773 - Kitchen and Bath Design
ONCE0774 - Digital Darkroom: Beyond the Basics of Photoshop
ONCE0775 - Garden Photography: Color, Light, Beauty
ONCE0776 - Inside-Out Design: Design Ideas for Outdoor Living Spaces
ONCE0777 - Write a College Essay and Resume that Reflect the Real You
ONCE0779 - Emotional Agility: Managing Emotions
ONCE0782 - The Power of Visual Storytelling
ONCE0783 - Rejuvenate Your Retirement
ONCE0784 - The Service Recovery Paradox
ONCE0785 - When the Customer is Wrong
ONCE0792 - Managing Emotions in the Workplace
ONCE0793 - Unlock the Secrets to Leadership
ONCE0795 - Planning Events in Public Spaces
ONCE0796 - Wine Stars of Spain
ONCE0797 - Adventures in Terroir
ONCE0798 - Sparkling Wines
ONCE0800 - Nighttime Adventures: Remembering and Interpreting Your Dreams
ONCE0801 - Wildflowers 101
ONCE0802 - Introduction to Well Water
ONCE0803 - Islam in the 21st Century
ONCE0805 - Highs in the Upper 60s: Music 1965-69
ONCE0810 - The Tale's the Thing: Stories about Stories and their Books (book discussion)
ONCE0811 - Philadelphia Nostalgia
ONCE0812 - Getting to Know Ireland
ONCE0813 - Time: Friend or Foe?
ONCE0814 - Kick Your Skills Up a Notch
ONCE0815 - 90+ Point Wines: Critics Choice
ONCE0816 - Sustainable, Organic and Biodynamic Wines
ONCE0817 - Gardening with Deer
ONCE0818 - Rain Ready Workshop
ONCE0819 - Weed ID: What’s a Garden Weed and What’s Not?
ONCE0820 - Enjoying the Diversity of Conifers
ONCE0821 - Sharpen Your Skills in Interviewing and Quoting
ONCE0822 - Highs in the Low 70s: Music 1970-1974
ONCE0823 - Financial Planning for Women
ONCE0824 - Home Styling: Interior Redesign
ONCE0826 - High-Intensity College-Level Writing Immersion
ONCE0855 - SAT Summer Intensive
ONCE0856 - Test Drive / Food Drive
ONCE0857 - Plot Twists from the Dark Side (book discussion)
ONCE0858 - Historic Tour by 15-Passenger Bike
ONCE0859 - Writing News and Press Releases (online)
ONCE0860 - Summer Wine
ONCE0861 - Insect Walk and Talk
ONCE0862 - Creative Engagement through Thinking and Writing
ONCE0863 - Awareness through Movement with the Feldenkrais Method
ONCE0865 - A Terrible Beauty: Modern Irish Drama
ONCE0868 - Marriage: Better, Worse, or Not at All (book discussion)
ONCE0869 - Spanish Level III
ONCE0870 - Chair-to-Standing Yoga
ONCE0871 - Writers’ Workshop Series
ONCE0872 - Dessert Wines: Sweet and Sublime
ONCE0873 - South American Wines*
ONCE0874 - Wines of the Napa Valley *
ONCE0875 - Effective Business Writing
ONCE0876 - Leading and Managing Virtual Teams Certificate (online)
ONCE0877 - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
ONCE0878 - Essentials of Bookkeeping
ONCE0879 - Advanced Bookkeeping
ONCE0880 - QuickBooks Pro Introduction
ONCE0881 - QuickBooks Pro Advanced
ONCE0882 - Resilient Living
ONCE0883 - Role Reversal: Preparing to Support your Parents as they Age
ONCE0884 - Understanding Classical Music
ONCE0885 - Self-Promotion for Writers and Artists
ONCE0886 - Handcrafted Table-Top Holiday Trees
ONCE0887 - Fall Vegetable and Herb Planting
ONCE0888 - SAT Test Prep (SAT Blitz)
ONCE0889 - MS Excel 2016: Data Analysis and Pivot Tables
ONCE0890 - Substitute Teacher Preparation (Online)
ONCE0891 - Creating an Effective Resume
ONCE0897 - Effective Interviewing Skills
ONCE0899 - MS Excel 2016: Dashboards
ONCE0901 - Introduction to Coding (Online)
ONCE0905 - Modern Wedding Etiquette
ONCE0906 - Become a Bridal Show Rockstar
ONCE0907 - Getting Started with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom
ONCE0908 - The Vision Quest: Solving Practical Issues and Finding Deeper Reality
ONCE0909 - Unlock the Secrets to Leadership
ONCE0910 - Make Your Voice Heard: Communication Skills for Professional Women
ONCE0911 - The Sandwich Generation Crunch: Navigating and Achieving Balance
SMC0002 - Social Media Marketing
SMC0003 - Search Engine Optimization
SMC0005 - Intro to Web Design and Development
SMC0007 - Digital Analytics and Reporting