Admissions Requirements

How to Apply

To apply, submit an application along with a fee of $60 to the College of Education.

After submitting the application, you will receive instructions on how to submit the additional application materials listed below through your online MyTU account. If you prefer, you may also mail these materials to

Temple University College of Education
Office of Enrollment Management
Ritter Annex 150
1301 Cecil B. Moore Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6091

You will receive your Temple University identification number (TUid) via email once you submit your application for admission. Be sure to include your name and TUid on all documents that you mail to Temple. View a complete set of application instructions for graduate study in the College of Education

Supporting Materials

If you have an undergraduate degree in business or marketing, it is likely you meet these requirements.

  1. Transcripts: Submit official undergraduate and graduate transcripts from all accredited institutions you have attended and/or from which you earned credit. Official transcripts can be emailed to educate@temple.edu or sent to the Office of Enrollment Management address listed above.

  2. Praxis I and Praxis II exam scores: For Praxis I your score should be at least 180 for students pursuing the Business, Computer and Information Technology Education or Marketing Education concentrations.

  3. Goals statement: In 500 to 1,000 words, state your career goals and how you believe this degree will help you achieve them. Discuss relevant experience obtained so far.

  4. Prerequisites
    1. Industrial Education - Work Experience: You must have 4,000 hours (or approximately two years) of work experience. You must also show valid technical expertise in the area for which you are seeking certification by taking and passing the Occupational Competency Assessment (OCA). The OCA is taken at Temple University’s Center for Professional Development in Career and Technical Education.

    2. Business, Computer and Information Technology or Marketing Education - Coursework: Your transcript should show coursework in each of the following areas.

      • Business communications
      • Computer and information technology
      • Economics and personal finance
      • Law, entrepreneurship and international business
      • Management and marketing concepts
      • Quantitative skills and accounting
  5. Recommendations: Submit two letters of reference that provide insight into your academic competence.References from college or university faculty members are recommended. You may request recommendations through your MyTU account or send them using the paper Reference for Graduate Study (pdf) to the above mailing address.
     
  6. Résumé: A current professional résumé is required.

Additional Requirements for International Students

International applicants should also submit the following materials.

Application Deadlines

Submit all required admissions documents by the following deadline to receive priority consideration for admission and financial support.

  • Spring: Nov. 1
  • Fall: March 1