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Academic Departments and Programs

National Ranking

Three of the College's graduate programs have been ranked among the top 50 programs of their type in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, including Communications Sciences, Occupational Therapy, and Physical Therapy.

Academic Quality & Scope

The College of Public Health offers fully accredited undergraduate and graduate programs in seventeen areas, including seven bachelors', eleven masters' and eleven doctoral degrees.

Request More Information

If you would like to request information about any of our undergraduate, graduate or certificate programs, fill out our request form.

Additionally, the College is pleased to make available to the public the most recent self-study and official accreditation report from the Council on the Education for Public Health. Please email your request Jessica Boyer (jessica.boyer@temple.edu) and she will send the documents to you.

Undergraduate Programs

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Health Services Administration and Policy

Accreditation: Commission on Health Informatics and Information Management Education
 

Kinesiology

Accreditation:
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Professions
  • BSAT - Commission on the Accreditation of Athletic Training (CAATE)  

Nursing

Accreditation: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing
 
Licensure: Graduates exiting the BS degree are eligible to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) leading to licensure as a Registered Nurse.
 

Physical Therapy

Accreditation: Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
 

Therapeutic Recreation

Accreditation: BS - Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs/Committee on Accreditation of Recreational Therapy Education
 
Licensure: The Bachelors degree program qualifies graduates to take the national examination for Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialists (CTRS). 
 

School of Social Work

Accreditation: BSW - Council on Social Work Education
 

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Accreditation: Council on Education for Public Health
 
* This program is no longer accepting students

Online Graduate Programs

Kinesiology

Accreditation: Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Professions
 

Accreditation: Accrediting Counsel for the Occupational Therapy Education of the American Occupational Therapy Association

School of Social Work

Accreditation: Council on Social Work Education
 
Accreditation: Council on Education for Public Health

Graduate Programs

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Accreditation: MA - Pennsylvania Department Of Education and American Speech Language Hearing Association
 

Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Accreditation: MPH, MS in Epidemiology and PhD - Council on Education for Public Health 
 

Health Services Administration and Policy

Accreditation:
  • MPH and PhD - Council on Education for Public Health
  • MS in HIM - Commission on Health Informatics and Information Management Education

Kinesiology

Accreditation:
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Professions
  • MSAT, MS in Kinesiology (concentration in Athletic Training) - Commission on the Accreditation of Athletic Training (CAATE)  

Nursing

Accreditation: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing
 

Occupational Therapy

Accreditation: MOT and OTD - Accrediting Counsel for the Occupational Therapy Education of the American Occupational Therapy Association
 

Physical Therapy

Accreditation: Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
 

Therapeutic Recreation

Certification: The Masters degree in Recreation Therapy is designed to enable graduates to apply to the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification for eligibility to take the national exam to become a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS).
 

School of Social Work

Accreditation: MSW - Council on Social Work Education
 

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Accreditation: MPH, PhD - Council on Education for Public Health
 
* This program is no longer accepting students