Temple University AY2022 DBMD Fact Sheet
Samantha Kelley - Global Programs
Temple University, Office of International Affairs
1938 Liacouras Walk, Suite 203, Philadelphia PA 19122 USA
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org ph:215-204-9570 fax:215-204-9572 web: https://globalprograms.temple.edu/
Term structure and tentative dates of academic year at Temple University
· Fall 2021 Semester: August 23, 2021 – December 15, 2021
· Spring 2022 Semester: January 10, 2022 – May 4, 2022
Student should arrive one week before beginning of semester or as indicated by the school department Temple University Academic Calendar: www.temple.edu/registrar/documents/calendars.
APPLICATION PROCESS ONLINE APPLICATION
Step 1: DBMD applicants will first complete an online Global Programs form via the website below. Applicants will indicate they are applying to DBMD and select their major of interest.
Step 2: Applicants will receive an email providing Department-specific instructions for completing the
remainder of their online application and for submitting their supporting documents. If an applicant does not receive this email within 48-hours of completing Step 1, the applicant should contact
All supporting documents for the following Schools and Colleges will be submitted online through the Department-specific application portal:
· Boyer College of Music and Dance
· College of Engineering
· College of Liberal Arts
· College of Public Health
· College of Science and Technology
· Fox School of Business
· Lew Klein College of Media and Communication
· Lewis Katz School of Medicine
· School of Pharmacy
· School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management
· School of Theater, Film and Media Arts
· Tyler School of Art and Architecture
Application deadlines are:
· Fall is April 1
· Spring is October 15*
* Only select departments accept Spring admission. Please check with Global Programs office to confirm.
1. DBMD Study Plan: Select appropriate graduate courses at Temple University to fulfill remaining undergraduate requirements. If all undergraduate requirements will be complete prior to beginning at Temple, a DBMD Study Plan is not required.
2. Letters of Recommendation: 2-3 letters of recommendation (depending on major) submitted through department-specific application.
3. Resume or Curriculum Vitae
4. TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo Score: Applicants who have not received a degree in the United States are required to take either the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), International English Language Testing System (IELTS) test, or the Duolingo Language Exam.
5. Standardized Test Scores: The GRE and GMAT are waived for majors outside of the Fox School of Business. Applicants to Fox may be eligible for a waiver on a case-by-case basis. For Fox applicants not receiving a waiver, GMAT or GRE scores can be forwarded electronically to Temple
University’s Graduate School (Institutional Code: 2906).
6. Transcripts: Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended must be submitted to Temple University via the department-specific application.
7. Application for Certificate of Eligibility (Form I-20): Submitted in separate application. Please contact Global Programs for further information.
QUALIFICATIONS FOR DBMD PROGRAM
Entrance requirements vary according to the program in which the student chooses to enroll.
Graduate program requirements can be found by degree program at www.temple.edu/gradbulletin. Students have the best chance of being admitted if they meet the following eligibility criteria:
· Minimum TOEFL® iBT 79; IELTS 6.5; Duolingo 110 (majors in disciplines such as Business or Communications require higher scores). GPA of 3.5/4.5 (3.0/4.0 or approximately 80%).
· GRE is waived for most programs, with the exception of the Fox School of Business (but waivers considered).
· Students must have completed most of the required coursework for their Bachelor’s degree. Any remaining undergraduate courses will have to be completed in concurrence with, or in addition
to the graduate courses required for the master’s degree.
· Completed undergraduate coursework meets most of the academic prerequisites of the
graduate program. For instance, to apply to most business programs, students must have taken quantitative courses (in statistics and calculus) and/or management courses.
· Students apply to the DBMD program during their third or fourth year of undergraduate study at their home university. Partner university alumni are also welcome to apply through the DBMD
Note: Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA while enrolled at Temple.
Online information about Temple courses:
· Course Schedule: www.temple.edu/courses
· Graduate Bulletin: www.temple.edu/gradbulletin/index.htm
· Lodging (approximate): $7,500/semester (rent + utilities)
· Food cost: Approx. $1,500/semester
· Temple University Graduate Housing: https://housing.temple.edu/campus-
· Off-campus Accommodations: https://offcampus.temple.edu/
Tuition rates vary by department and can be found at http://bursar.temple.edu/tuition-and-fees.
OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION
· Scholarships: DBMD students receive merit-based scholarships every semester provided they maintain
a 3.0 GPA. Students do not need to apply. Scholarship are 10%- 20% of tuition based on GPA.
· Updates about admission status are available through student’s application account or by emailing
· www.temple.edu/isss (visa information and I-20 application)
DBMD MASTER’S DEGREE OPTIONS
Tyler School of Art & Architecture Architecture
Fox School of Business Actuarial Science
Business Analytics Financial Analysis
Financial Analysis & Quantitative Risk Management
Innovation Management & Entrepreneurship
IT Auditing & Cyber-Security
Marketing – Research & Insights Quantitative Finance & Risk
College of Engineering Bioengineering
Electrical Engineering Engineering Management
Environmental Engineering Mechanical Engineering
College of Liberal Arts Applied Sociology
Geospatial Data Science
Geographic Information Systems Geography and Urban Studies Liberal Arts
Klein College of Media &
Media Studies & Production
School of Medicine Biomedical Sciences Concentrations:
- Cancer Biology & Genetics
- Infectious Disease & Immunity
- Molecular & Cellular Biosciences
- Organ Systems & Translational Medicine
Center for Performing &
Cinematic Arts Dance
Music Composition Music Performance Music Technology
Musical Theater Studies Music Therapy
School of Pharmacy Medicinal Chemistry Pharmacodynamics Pharmaceutics
College of Science & Technology Bioinformatics
Computational Data Science Computer Science
Cyber Defense & Information Assurance
Forensic Chemistry Geology
High-Performance Computing for Scientific Applications
Information Science & Technology*
College of Public Health
Master of Public Health (MPH)-
Available to Southeast University, Sichuan
University, and Xiamen University students only
School of Sport, Tourism & Hospitality
Management Sport Business