How to Apply

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

A bachelor’s degree in history or a related discipline is required. Applicants without this credential will be considered on a case-by-case basis. 

Applicants with graduate credits from an accredited institution may be allowed to transfer up to six credits. Transferred credits must

  • be equivalent to coursework at Temple,
  • not have been used to obtain another degree, and
  • have recieved a “B” or better.

Submit the following along with your application. 

Supporting Materials

Official electronic transcripts must be sent to
Vangeline Campbell, graduate coordinator.

Original transcripts can be mailed to the following address.

Temple University College of Liberal Arts
Dept. of History
913 Gladfelter Hall
1115 W. Polett Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6089

Additional Requirements for International Applicants

Applicants who earned their baccalaureate degree from an institution where the language of instruction was other than English, with the exception of those who subsequently earned a master’s degree at a U.S. institution, must report scores for a standardized test of English that meet the following minimum scores.

  • TOEFL iBT: 79
  • IELTS Academic: 6.5
  • PTE Academic: 53

See more detailed instructions on applying to Temple as an international student.

Application Deadline

  • Fall: Feb. 15