Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Advanced Core Science Studies Certificate

10 months
1567 USD/credit 57979 USD/full
1567 USD/credit 57979 USD/full
1205 USD/credit 44585 USD/full
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Strengthen your academic profile and prepare for professional school admissions with Temple University’s Advanced Core Science Studies Certificate in the College of Science and Technology. 


This 37–38-credit program at Temple University is designed for college graduates who wish to expand their scientific studies to pursue a career as a healthcare professional.

Improve your academic credentials through a rigorous and structured suite of advanced science courses and customized standardized test preparation for the Dental Admission Test (DAT), Graduate Record Examination (GRE), Medical College Admission Test (MCAT), Physician Assistant College Admission Test (PA-CAT) and Pharmacy College Admission Test (PCAT). The interdisciplinary Advanced Core Science Studies Certificate program draws scholars from across the university and its health system to provide advanced science coursework in the following subjects.

  • General, organic and biological chemistry
  • Introductory and advanced biology (anatomy, biochemistry, genetics, immunology, microbiology, pathology and physiology)
  • Physics

Future Career

Take advantage of small learning cohorts and enhance classroom instruction with professional development opportunities. The following services are specialized to help guide and support student success throughout the duration of the program.

  • Advising
    • Application support including committee letters, personal statement review and mock interviews
    • Clinical enrichment opportunities
    • Customized standardized test preparation 
    • Integrated tutoring
    • Learning skills specialists

    Programme Structure

    • Courses include:
    • Fundamentals of Physiology
    • The Practice of Health Care: Competencies and Current Topics
    • Human Anatomy for Pre-Medical Post-Baccalaureates
    • Cellular and Molecular Basis of Immunology and Microbiology
    • Practice and Development of Spatial Visualization Skills
    • Elements of Statistics
    • Clinical Microbiology

    Key information


    • Full-time
      • 10 months

    Start dates & application deadlines


    37 alternative credits



    On Campus

    Academic requirements

    We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

    Other requirements

    General requirements

    • Letters of Recommendation
    • Transcripts
    • Standardized Test Scores
    • Interviews

    Tuition Fee

    To alway see correct tuition fees
    • International

      57979 USD/full
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 1567 USD per credit during 10 months.
    • National

      57979 USD/full
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 1567 USD per credit during 10 months.
    • In-State

      44585 USD/full
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 1205 USD per credit during 10 months.

    Living costs for Philadelphia

    1313 - 2284 USD /month
    Living costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


    Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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