Temple University’s academic programs and degrees offered align with accreditation standards and require Board approval. While most undergraduate majors fit Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Art degree title, other disciplines may have their own specific titles predicated by an accrediting agency and/or acceptability within its industry. Those examples include of Bachelor of Business Administration; Bachelor of Science in Education; or Bachelor of Music. The undergraduate print diploma displays the degree title as officially approved by the Board.

Diplomas are published in English on 11x14 card stock paper with the University seal embossed in a gold foil. Students may use a translation service to have the diploma contents translated to a preferred language.

Paper and Digital  Information

Signature authority appearing on the paper and the digital diploma includes current President, Board Secretary, Board Chair, and School/College Dean at the time of issuance or replacement.

 

Undergraduate Level

Students receiving an undergraduate degree will have an digital diploma that extends the paper diploma.

Field

Description

Displays On

Student name

Student’s full academic name

Print diploma; Secure digital PDF diploma; Digital web diploma

Primary degree name

Full name of the primary degree (Award Title)

Print diploma; Secure digital PDF diploma; Digital web diploma

Award date

Degree award date (Effective conferral date)

Print diploma; Secure digital PDF diploma; Digital web diploma

Latin honor

Notation for Latin honors

Print diploma; Secure digital PDF diploma; Digital web diploma

Primary major Name

Primary major name

Digital web diploma

Secondary major Name

Secondary major

Digital web diploma

Secondary degree name

Full name of the secondary degree

Digital web diploma

Distinction in the major 1

Notation for distinction in the primary major

Digital web diploma

Distinction in the major 2

Notation for distinction in the secondary major

Digital web diploma

Minor 1

Full name of the minor 1

Digital web diploma

Minor 2

Full name of the minor 2

Digital web diploma

Concentration 1

Full name of the concentration 1

Digital web diploma

Concentration 2

Full name of the concentration 2

Digital web diploma

Primary College

[University Honors Program- if applicable] Full name of primary college

Digital web diploma

Departmental honor

Notation for departmental honor

Digital web diploma

Honor Student

List above College Name: University Honors Program

Digital web diploma

Distinguished Scholar

Distinguished scholar designation by school/college

Digital web diploma

Honors Scholar Thesis

Thesis title of the paper

Digital web diploma

 

Graduate Level

Students receiving a graduate degree will have an digital diploma that extends the print diploma.

Field

Description

Displays On

Student name

Student’s full academic name

Print diploma; Secure digital PDF diploma; Digital web diploma

Primary degree name

Full name of the primary degree (Award Title)

Print diploma; Secure digital PDF diploma; Digital web diploma

Award date

Degree award date (Effective conferral date)

Print diploma; Secure digital PDF diploma; Digital web diploma

Major 1 name

Primary major name

Print diploma; Secure digital PDF diploma; Digital web diploma

Concentration 1

Full name of the concentration 1 (Ex: Executive Program)

Print diploma; Secure digital PDF diploma; Digital web diploma

Concentration 2

Full name of the concentration 2

Digital web diploma

Major 2 name

Secondary major (Boyer)

Digital web diploma

College name 1

Full name of primary college

Digital web diploma

Document title

Title of the qualifying document

Digital web diploma

Document type

Master’s thesis or Doctoral dissertation

Digital web diploma

 

Professional Level

Professional school digital diploma and print diplomas will feature the same information. 

Field

Description

Shows On

Student name

Student’s full academic name

Print diploma; Secure digital PDF diploma; Digital web diploma

Degree name

Full name of the degree

Print diploma; Secure digital PDF diploma; Digital web diploma

Program name

Full program name

Print diploma; Secure digital PDF diploma; Digital web diploma

Award date

Degree award date (Effective conferral date)

Print diploma; Secure digital PDF diploma; Digital web diploma

Latin Honors

Notation for Latin honors

Print diploma; Secure digital PDF diploma; Digital web diploma