Careers aren’t shaped solely in classrooms. At Temple University, we believe they’re also forged and furthered through real-world experience, driven by desire, and realized through hard work. This philosophy is one of the reasons that each year, nearly 6,500 graduate and professional students choose to pursue an advanced degree here.

Why else should you choose Temple to further your education? Flexible course schedules. A globally respected education. Dynamic faculty. A robust research environment. And campuses both close to home and overseas.

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Admissions Requirements

If you’re interested in pursuing a graduate or professional degree at Temple, we encourage you to take the following steps.  

  1. Research your graduate degree program.  

  1. Take a standardized test relevant to your area of interest. 

  1. Complete your application.  

  1. Submit your supporting credentials. 

Specific requirements for graduate admissions to each school and college can be found on their respective websites. Apply online, learn more information about graduate admissions and application procedures on the graduate school website, or explore individual school and college websites to find the program that fits your academic and career goals.  

Graduate Programs

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Tyler School of Art and Architecture 

Tyler’s graduate programs are for students whose work has achieved strong definition and who seek continued growth and education in their discipline. We boast a preeminent reputation; a spacious, state-of-the-art facility; and close proximity to our region’s rich cultural offerings. 

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Fox School of Business 

The Fox School of Business prepares you to be a leader in today’s increasingly digital, global economy. Our advanced degree programs emphasize entrepreneurship, drive innovation through the use of technology, and broaden your understanding of both domestic and foreign business practices. 

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College of Education and Human Development 

For those with advanced degrees, opportunities abound in the education field. By combining research, best practices and real-world experience, undergraduate and graduate programs in the College of Education and Human Development prepare you to be a stronger teacher and a leader. 

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College of Engineering 

Those wishing to increase their knowledge or advance their careers in the engineering field can do so through the College of Engineering. Here, you can engage in cutting-edge research while being taught by faculty members who are published widely and whose research is funded by private and governmental sources. 

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Liberal Arts

College of Liberal Arts 

Through our graduate degree programs, students in the College of Liberal Arts are equipped to become vanguards of integrated and innovative thinking. We emphasize international studies, a global perspective and study abroad opportunities that encourage the positive exchange of ideas and prepare you to impact the world. 

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Media and Communication

Lew Klein College of Media and Communication 

Located in the nation’s fourth-largest media market, the Klein College of Media and Communication prepares you not only to succeed, but to lead. Our many notable alumni have achieved success as Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists, broadcast executives and prominent on-air talent. 

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Music and Dance

Boyer College of Music and Dance 

Location and leadership are the qualities that draw students from around the world to the Boyer College of Music and Dance. You will learn from leading composers, conductors, performers and choreographers while benefiting from our proximity to Philadelphia’s vast cultural offerings. 

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Public Health

College of Public Health 

Rapid changes in healthcare and social services require that professionals in these fields possess advanced knowledge and expertise. The College of Public Health can provide you with the education, practical experience and insight you need to enjoy a vital, vibrant career.

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Science and Technology

College of Science and Technology 

It’s hard to deny the important role the College of Science and Technology plays in the science and technology enterprise of Philadelphia, the region and the nation. Our graduate programs encourage scientific exploration and prepare you to influence the lives of future generations. 

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Social Work

School of Social Work 

For decades, the School of Social Work has empowered students to make societal transformations that eliminate injustices and advance the quality of life for all. As a student, you will engage in educational exercises, research activities and public service that encourage critical thinking and develop leadership skills. 

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Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management 

School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management 

Throughout the Philadelphia region and the world, the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management stands as a model for innovative teaching and research. Our graduate programs prepare you to assume leadership roles and conduct industry-focused research in the areas of tourism, hospitality, and sport and recreation management. 

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Theater, Film and Media Arts

School of Theater, Film and Media Arts 

Temple offers a professional training program in theater and a film and video program, each leading to the MFA. Through the MFA program in theater, actors, designers and technicians collaborate with professional faculty, staff and guest artists to bring contemporary theater to a diverse audience. The graduate program in film and media arts trains professional filmmakers, videomakers, screenwriters and media artists who seek a challenge. 

Professional Programs

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Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry 

You will receive extensive experience and an exceptional clinical education from the Kornberg School of Dentistry. Our dental clinic handles more than 100,000 visits annually, providing an immersive environment in which to hone your diagnostic and clinical skills. 

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Beasley School of Law 

The Beasley School of Law is widely respected for our outstanding faculty who blend groundbreaking scholarship with real-world experience and a passion for teaching. Our program prepares you to practice in any setting. 

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Lewis Katz School of Medicine 

Nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report, the Katz School of Medicine prepares you for a rewarding career in either medical practice or research. The combined energy created by our enthusiastic faculty, state-of-the-art technology and soaring new facilities make Temple one of the most exciting places to study medicine today. 

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School of Pharmacy 

The School of Pharmacy is located in Temple's bustling Health Sciences Center and near many of the nation’s top pharmaceutical companies. As a student, you will enjoy the ideal combination of a high-quality education, dedicated faculty, active research programs, diversity, community service and a supportive atmosphere. 

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Podiatric Medicine 

School of Podiatric Medicine 

Hands-on experience is critical to the development and success of students in the School of Podiatric Medicine. Our Foot and Ankle Institute—one of the most comprehensive centers for podiatric treatment in the world—provides you with a rich environment in which to learn innovative procedures and advance your professional skills. 


If you have any questions regarding the graduate application process, contact your anticipated degree program, school or college