Admissions Requirements

How to Apply

To apply, submit an application along with a fee of $60 to the College of Education.

After submitting the application, you will receive instructions on how to submit the additional application materials listed below through your online MyTU account. If you prefer, you may also mail these materials to

Temple University College of Education
Office of Enrollment Management
Ritter Annex 150
1301 Cecil B. Moore Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6091

You will receive your nine-digit Temple University identification number (TUid) via email once you submit your application for admission. Be sure to include your name and TUid on all documents that you mail to Temple. View a complete set of application instructions for graduate study in the College of Education

Application Cycle

The fall 2018 application for admission is closed as the Feb. 1 priority application deadline has passed. The next available admission term is fall 2019. Let us know that you intend to apply to receive notification when the application is available.

Supporting Materials

  1. Transcripts: Submit official undergraduate and graduate transcripts from all accredited institutions you have attended and/or from which you earned credit. Official transcripts can be emailed to educate@temple.edu or sent to the Office of Enrollment Management address listed above.
  2. GRE: Submit official general test scores taken no longer than five years prior to application. You may also submit scores from the GRE Subject Exam in Psychology.
  3. Statement of Goals: Typically 2-3 pages in length, this statement should indicate your goals and objectives in obtaining a specialist degree and certification as a school psychologist. Your statement should include the following elements: your reason for seeking certification with a specific focus on the career to which you aspire; your research and practice interests; and your academic and job-related experiences that are relevant to the program.
  4. Recommendations: Submit two letters of reference that provide insight into your academic competence. References from college or university faculty members are recommended. You may request recommendations through your MyTU account or send them using the paper Reference Report for Graduate Study (pdf) to the above mailing address.
  5. Résumé: A current professional résumé is required.
  6. Interview: An interview with the faculty admissions committee may be required after your application is complete.

Application Deadlines

Submit all required admissions documents by the following deadline to receive priority consideration for admission and financial support.

  • Fall: Feb. 1

Questions

For more information about this program, the College of Education, how to apply for admission, and your application status, contact Enrollment Management.

Enrollment Management
Phone: 215-204-8011
Email: educate@temple.edu