How to Apply

To apply, submit Temple's online graduate application along with an application fee of $60. Applicants will then need to create an Interfolio account to complete program-specific requirements. 

All College of Liberal Arts candidates must have completed their bachelor’s degree in a related field before applying to a graduate program. However, in the past, students without a related bachelor’s degree have performed well in the program. Therefore, an applicant’s entire application package will be considered.

Candidates will be asked to submit the following along with their application. 

Supporting Materials

Official electronic transcripts must be sent via an email to Original transcripts can be mailed to the following address.

Temple University College of Liberal Arts
Dept. of Criminal Justice
Attn: Jenise Ly
512 Gladfelter Hall 
1115 W. Polett Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6089

Additional Requirements for International Applicants

For applicants whose native language is not English, the TOEFL, IELTS or PTE scores are required. The minimum scores for these tests are as follows. 

  • TOEFL iBT: 88
  • IELTS Academic: 6.5
  • PTE Academic: 60


For questions about admissions, contact the following staff member.

Jenise Ly is a graduate coordinator.
Phone: 215-204-9028

Application Deadline

  • Fall: Admission is offered as part of a cohort for the Fall term

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