How to Apply

Matriculated Students

Students currently matriculated in a graduate program at Temple University apply using the department’s online form. In addition, please ask your graduate director to send an approval email to

Nonmatriculated Students

Students not enrolled in a graduate program at Temple or at another university are welcome to apply to the certificate program. Prerequisites include a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum grade point average of 3.0.

In addition to submitting the department’s online form, applicants must submit the following documents.

Supporting Materials

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

Temple University Public Policy Graduate Certificate Program
837 Mazur Hall
1114 W. Polett Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6090

An external certificate application can be obtained by emailing the following staff person.

Samantha Apgar is the associate director of the Master of Public Policy program and the admissions contact for the Non-Profit Management Certificate (Graduate).
Phone: 215-204-7817

Admissions Deadlines

Admissions is rolling for both fall and spring semesters.