How to Apply

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

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 and Human Development
Office of Enrollment Management
Ritter Annex 100
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 and Human Development.

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 or sent to the Office of Enrollment Management address listed above.
  2. Statement of Goals: Write a 500- to 1,000-word statement of purpose outlining your interest in seeking a master's degree with a specific focus on the career to which you aspire, your interests, and your academic and job-related experiences that are relevant to the program.  
  3. 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.
  4. Résumé: A current professional résumé is required.

International Applicant Requirements

In addition to the standard application requirements, international applicants need to submit the following credentials.

  • Official document that validates completion and conferral of a degree, diploma and/or certificate. Though not required, applicants are encouraged to submit transcript(s) to the World Education Services for evaluation.
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS exam scores if you are a non-native English speaker. A minimum score of 95 TOEFL iBT or 7.0 on IELTS is required for admission.

Learn more about additional application requirements for international students.

Application Deadlines

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

  • Fall: March 1
  • Spring: Nov. 1


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

Enrollment Management
Phone: 215-204-8011