Additional Requirements for International Students
For applicants whose native language is not English, the TOEFL is required with a minimum score of 79 on the iBT. Official TOEFL scores should be sent directly to CSDCAS using the CSDCAS-specific code C122.
A WES Evaluation is required for applicants who completed their degree outside of the United States.
The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders has very limited scholarship funding available for master's students. Learn more about outside scholarship resources available to graduate students.
U.S. citizens and permanent residents are eligible to apply for need-based assistance through Temple University's Office of Student Financial Services.
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Health Screenings and Background Clearances
Prospective students should note that they are seeking enrollment in a program that prepares individuals to enter a profession that routinely requires health screenings and background clearances.
Fieldwork agencies typically require a variety of background checks, including a criminal background check, child abuse clearance and fingerprinting. Prospective students are encouraged to retrieve background and health clearances as soon as possible to ensure that nothing in their background would prevent them from pursuing a chosen career. Additionally, the sooner admitted students gather such information the less likely they will experience problems or delays in their placements and time to degree