How to Apply
Apply using our graduate application portal.
Fee: $60 (Fee waivers are available for those who qualify.)
All graduate programs require a completed application form, a statement of goals and one certified copy of official transcripts from every college and university attended, including Temple University. A minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is ordinarily required for admissions consideration. However, requirements for some programs may vary.
The Media and Communication PhD program admits a small number of students (approximately 10) each fall. A master’s degree in communication, media studies, or the humanities or social sciences is required. Admission is based on several criteria, including
a match between the student’s abilities and the expectations of the faculty;
a match between the attributes of the program and the applicant’s goals; and
the applicant’s demonstrated research potential.
Additional admissions requirements for the Media and Communication PhD include the following.