Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Basic Core Science Studies Certificate

12 months
1567 USD/credit 57979 USD/year
1567 USD/credit 57979 USD/year
1205 USD/credit 44585 USD/year
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Prepare for a new career as a healthcare professional with Temple University’s Basic Core Science Studies Certificate in the College of Science and Technology.


Here at Temple University students of this Basic Core Science Studies Certificate gain the necessary knowledge base in general sciences required for professional school through a rigorous and structured suite of prerequisite and scientific training in the basic health sciences. This interdisciplinary Basic Core Science Studies degree program at Temple Univerity draws scholars from across the university and its health system to provide advanced coursework in the following subjects.

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

Program benefits

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 Biochemistry for Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Health Students
    • The Practice of Health Care: Competencies and Current Topics
    • Practice and Development of Spatial Visualization Skills
    • Basic Core Physics
    • Clinical Microbiology
    • Elements of Statistics
    • Human Anatomy for Pre-Medical Post-Baccalaureates

    Key information


    • Full-time
      • 12 months

    Start dates & application deadlines


    37 SCH



    On Campus

    Academic requirements

    GPA admission requirements GPA

    Other requirements

    General requirements

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

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      57979 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 1567 USD per credit during 12 months.
    • National

      57979 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 1567 USD per credit during 12 months.
    • In-State

      44585 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 1205 USD per credit during 12 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.


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