Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Computer Science Certificate

24 months
1567 USD/credit 9402 USD/year
1567 USD/credit 9402 USD/year
1205 USD/credit 7230 USD/year
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The Computer Science Certificate at Temple University is designed for professionals working in the computer sciences industry who wish to expand their technical skills and competencies.


Coursework of Computer Science Certificate at Temple University covers programming and software development techniques, considering data structures such as stacks, strings, tables and trees. Besides a required programming course, you’ll have the chance to tailor the certificate with three electives.

About this Program

Students who complete this certificate program may continue on to the Computer Science MS afterward. Credits from the Computer Science Graduate Certificate can be counted toward the master's degree, assuming your grades are B's or higher.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Scripting for Sciences and Business
  •  System Software and Operating Systems
  • Discrete Structure of Computer Science
  • Data Structures and Objects
  • Operating Systems and Architecture
  • Process Management
  • System Development Processes
  • Emerging Technologies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


12 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts
  • Coursework & Research
  • Goals Statement: your statement should be about 500 to 1,000 words in length. Include your specific interest in Temple’s program as well as your research and future career goals, and your previous academic and research achievements.
  • Résumé

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    9402 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1567 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    9402 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1567 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    7230 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1205 USD per credit during 24 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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