How to Apply

To apply, submit Temple's online graduate application along with an application fee of $60.

College of Science and Technology graduate candidates must have a bachelor’s degree and a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale to apply. Most applicants have an undergraduate degree in one of the natural sciences, Computer Science or Mathematics. Students from other fields will need to take prerequisite courses.


Applicants should have an undergraduate degree or professional experience in STEM or related fields, such as engineering, mathematics, science and technology. Prerequisite coursework for this program includes

  • a course in data structures and
  • a course in computer architecture, operating systems and networking. 

Supporting Materials

Additional Requirements for International Applicants

For applicants whose native language is not English, the TOEFL, IELTS or PTE Academic exam is required. The required scores are as follows.

  • TOEFL: 90 iBT or 575 PBT minimum
  • IELTS: 7.0 minimum
  • PTE Academic: 53 minimum

Application Deadlines

Fall: March 1; Dec. 15 international


Assistance with admissions requirements or the application should be directed to