Spring & Fall 2022 Temple University DBMD Applications Now Open
Updated: 2021-09-15 Hits:

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: global.programs@temple.edu 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.


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.




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

Plus model.

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.



·  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)




Tyler School of Art & Architecture Architecture

Facilities Planning



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

Management Statistics


College of Engineering Bioengineering

Civil Engineering

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

Political Science


Religion Sociology


Klein College of Media &

Communication Journalism

Media Studies & Production



School of Medicine Biomedical Sciences Concentrations:

- Cancer Biology & Genetics

- Infectious Disease & Immunity

- Molecular & Cellular Biosciences

- Neuroscience

- 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

Bioinnovation Biology

Biotechnology Chemistry

Computational Data Science Computer Science

Cyber Defense & Information Assurance

Forensic Chemistry Geology

High-Performance Computing for Scientific Applications

Information Science & Technology*

Mathematics Physics

Scientific Writing



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

Hospitality Management



*Online only