Non-Credit Programs

Learn new career skills! Enrich your life!

While there are currently no classes or events taking place on Temple University campuses, that doesn’t mean you need to stop learning and growing! The Office of Non-Credit and Continuing Education has a variety of online course offerings that you can attend from your computer, without leaving your home. Browse our Summer 2020 brochure with the online courses being offered this summer. Check out these online courses starting soon.

Certificate in Data Analysis
Data Analysis is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after skills in the workplace. Add a whole new skill set to your portfolio and make a big difference in the success of your organization by acquiring data analysis skills. 3 one-month courses

Entrepreneurship Certificate
Boost your chances of success for your new or small business and reduce your risks.  Get the latest on planning your business, brainstorming business ideas and a checklist for going into business.  Create a business plan, assess business feasibility, and prepare management and financial plans. 3 one-month courses

Certificate in Customer Service
Whether it relates to retaining customers, serving your audience, or turning inquiries from potential customers into sales, good customer service is now one of the central factors in organizational success. 2 one-month courses

Prepare for Graduate School
Prepare for your test day by taking one of our online test preparation courses offered by the Office of Non-credit and Continuing Education at Temple University. Prep courses are offered for the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT), Graduate Record Examinations (GRE), and the Law School Admission Test (LSAT). Choose from a one-hour, free strategy workshop or an in-depth test prep course. All workshops and courses are offered online.

Luscious, Low-Fat, Lightning-Quick Meals
Learn to create delicious and nutritious meals by reducing fat without sacrificing flavor. This course provides tips on menu planning and quicker cooking, and it allows you to try out over 50 exciting lower-fat recipes.

Genealogy Basics
Learn to trace your family history and make it come alive. This course provides hands-on examples that help you dig deeper into your family's past using several subscription-based websites that you will be able to access during the course.

Discover Digital Photography
Gain the skills you need to take great photos with your digital camera and never miss a memorable moment again. This course is an informative introduction to digital photography, from DSLRs to smart phone cameras.

Discover Sign Language
Gain confidence in your ability to sign with the Deaf community. This course immerses you in silence to help you gain an understanding of the perspective of the hearing impaired and uses videos to demonstrate not only how to make signs, but how to communicate with facial expression.

Non-Credit Certificate Programs

Certificate programs can help you get ahead in your professional life or help you learn something new for your own personal interests. Topics include Project Management, Digital Publishing, Web Site Design, Master Home Gardening and much more! Learn more about Non-Credit Certificate Programs at Ambler.

Online Learning

Certificate in Digital Advertising - taught entirely online!

As technology advances, digital expertise in increasingly. Offered in partnership with Temple University's School of Media and Communication, the Certificate in Digital Advertising will provide you with the opportunity to expand your digital skills set, build your career, and enhance your personal brand. This online certificate program is taught by well-respected professors with real-world experience. Learn more about this online program.

Temple University, in partnership with LERN (LEarning Resources Network), offers online courses with UGotClass. Acquire new skills, or enhance your current employment skills, through this convenient online program that fits perfectly into your life. View online courses we are currently offering with UGotClass.

Choose from a variety of instructor-facilitated online courses from our online partner, ed2go, that can help you achieve your professional and personal goals. Learn more about our instructor-facilitated online courses and our Career Online Training programs with ed2go.

Browse our courses for learners of all ages and lifestyles at Temple University Ambler, Fort Washington and Center City.

Lifelong Learning Society

If you enjoy active, stimulating classes with great teachers, topics, and students, the Lifelong Learning Society series of classes is for you! Classes are designed for learners 50 and up, but adult learners of all ages are welcome. After paying a the spring semester fee ($109), you may enroll in as many of the Lifelong Learning Society courses as you like. The Spring 2020 Lifelong Learning Society program will begin on March 9, 2020. Learn more.

Summer Education Camps

Temple University Ambler offers youths, between the ages of 8 and 17, the opportunity to explore a variety of fun and educational camps throughout the summer. Camps are offered at the Ambler and Main campus locations. Find out more about Summer Camps at Ambler. To receive a copy of the summer camp brochure call our office at 267-468-8500.

Corporate Training

The Office of Off-Campus Programs and Training delivers lively, interactive, and effective full-day and half-day workshops to corporate locations. Trainers are well qualified, seasoned professionals with years of experience training and teaching at Temple University and at numerous corporations and organizations. Workshops can be scheduled during time periods convenient for employees and their employers. A full list of more than 40 professional development topics is available upon request by contacting Vanessa Williams at or 215-204-5018.

The Office of Noncredit and Continuing Education at Temple University offers many of these business topics as public courses throughout the year. View the latest professional development public courses.

Registration and Payment

Register and pay online for non-credit courses and certificate programs.  Using the online registration system (DestinyOne) you can view current course listings, register and pay online any time of the day or night through our secure network. Check out the wide variety of courses that will help you learn a new skill, change your career or enrich you life! You may also register by phone at 267-468-8500.

Cancellation, Withdrawal and Refund Policy

A participant who withdraws from a non-credit course, in writing, up to one-week prior to the starting date of the course, will receive a refund, minus a $25 withdrawal fee; for all certificate programs the withdrawal fee is $50. For courses costing $75 or less, the withdrawal fee is $10 per course. No refunds will be given after that time. E-mail your withdrawal request to: Please note that if you do not officially withdraw from a course and you do not attend the course, you are still responsible for payment. Temple University reserves the right to cancel a course for any reason. If the course is canceled, you will be notified and your entire tuition will be refunded.

For more information contact us at or 267-468-8500. Learn more about registering for non-credit programs.