Study Asia from an Interdisciplinary Perspective

The College of Liberal Arts’ Department of Asian Studies offers four Arabic and Asian certificate programs and a variety of coursework in Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Hebrew, Hindi and Arabic. Students can even earn an Asian business and society certificate. Whether your interests lie in the Far East or the Middle-East, Temple University has coursework that will help you turn your passion into a career.

Areas of Study:

Our certificate programs are designed to enhance career opportunities in the public, private and nonprofit sectors. Certificates require completion of six skill-based courses, starting with basic language studies for the true beginner.

If you are interested in taking a course as a non-matriculated student, please contact the Office of Continuing Education.

Studies in Hebrew, Hindi and Korean

We offer courses to help you develop a usable proficiency in Hebrew, Hindi and Korean. With these skills, our students go on to careers in education, government, business and more. Students also use their knowledge of these languages to pursue advanced studies.

When you are ready to apply, submit your application online at

Louis Mangione, Ph.D.
347 Anderson Hall
(215) 204-8247

Michelle Pugliese
429 Anderson Hall
(215) 204-5628