Fee: Include a fee of $60 for the online application.
To apply, you should have a bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a minimum GPA of 3.0. If your GPA is below 3.0, you should have a score at or above the 65th percentile on the GRE/MAT or a GPA of 3.25 in graduate coursework (nine credits).
Send all of your application materials to:
Temple MS RT Admissions
Attn: Gretchen Snethen
1700 N. Broad St., Suite 304
Philadelphia, PA 19122
References: You’ll need two letters of reference. One of the letters should be written by a faculty member who can comment on your academic ability. The other can be from a professional reference who can speak to your work-related competencies.
Goals statement: Write a 500 to 1,000 word essay describing your background, interests, accomplishments and career goals. Specifically, you should describe why your interests and goals make you a good fit for a career in Recreation Therapy. Focus on producing a clear, well-written document, as the master’s program emphasizes scholarly writing.
GRE or MAT score is required.
TOEFL score (if needed)
Minimum 79 iBT or 550 PBT
See all international graduate applicant requirements.
Current professional résumé is required for admission.
Additional: To begin your required clinical/fieldwork placement, you’ll need to pass clearances that may include criminal background checks and drug screenings. You may also need to maintain personal health insurance and/or submit proof of physicals and immunizations. For a full list of requirements, see the Recreation Therapy MS Bulletin.