The program at Temple University offers a unique blend of courses from a variety of university departments. In addition to courses offered by the journalism and biology departments, students will have the opportunity to take courses in chemistry, public health, english, philosophy, marketing, and statistics.
In addition to the core courses and optional electives, students in the program will have the opportunity to join one of two tracks within the program: the Marketing/Regulatory track and the Popular Scientific Writing track. In each of these tracks, students will have the opportunity to take courses that will prepare them for the needs and demands of the associated professional field. A brief overview of courses in each track can be viewed on the Track Descriptions page.