About the Certificate
The graduate certificate in Computer Science is designed to meet the professional needs of individuals in the workforce who require advanced training and advanced competencies in computer science. Students who complete the certificate program have the option of enrolling in the Computer Science MS program and having their coursework in which they earned a grade of "B" or higher count toward the master's degree.
Campus Location: Main
Full-Time/Part-Time Status: The certificate program can be completed on a full- or part-time basis. NOTE: International students may not be eligible to apply for a student visa based on admission to the certificate program. Please contact the graduate administrative coordinator for more information.
Non-Matriculated Student Policy: Students can take up to 9 credits on a non-matriculated basis. When they complete 9 credits, they must declare their intention to complete the graduate certificate in Computer Science by completing and submitting the "Non-Degree Seeking Student Request to Exceed 9 Credits of Graduate Coursework for Certificate Program," found in TUportal under the Tools tab within "University Forms."
Admission Requirements and Deadlines
Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline: All applicants must present credentials that are the equivalent of the appropriate baccalaureate degree at Temple University.
Number of Credits Required to Complete the Certificate: 12
|CIS 5511||Programming Techniques||3|
|Three additional courses at or above CIS 5500||9|
|Total Credit Hours||12|
GPA Required to be Awarded the Certificate: 3.0 minimum
Certificate Program Web Address:
Dept. of Computer and Information Sciences
313 Science and Education Research Center
1925 N. 12th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122-1801
Submission Address for Application Materials:
Graduate Administrative Coordinator
Xiuqi "Cindy" Li, PhD
Yu Wang, PhD
Jamie Payton, DSc