Higher Education

College Access and Success Graduate Certificate

Temple’s Graduate Certificate in College Access and Success aims to provide a post- baccalaureate credential that aligns with the primary goals of the proposed MEd program in higher education. As the College of Education strives to prepare existing, and incoming, professionals in the ever-changing landscape of higher and postsecondary education, this new certificate serves as a critical bridge to helping these service-providers develop marketable skills and competencies. Courses challenges norms by placing significant emphasis on urban issues and themes of equity, access and affordability in higher and postsecondary education.

This certificate may also be combined with the Master's in Higher Education. Students admitted to the Masters' in Higher Education with a concentration in Access and Success shall complete the requirements for the certificate and may elect to receive the certificate-in-passing.

Program Requirements

Students must complete 12 hours of graduate-level instruction, including

Program Overview
Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
HIED 5103 Access and Equity in Higher Education 3
HIED 5201 Diversity Issues in Higher Education 3
HIED 5202 Higher Education Economics and Finance 3
HIED 5203 Getting into College: Strategic Enrollment Management 3
Total Credit Hours 12

How to Apply

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