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Graduate Admissions

Applying to Graduate Programs

The Klein College of Media and Communication offers a variety of graduate programs including certificate, master of arts, master of sciences and doctoral programs.

General application materials are listed here but you’ll need to review each graduate program individually for its unique requirements. Explore Temple's graduate school for more general information about being a graduate student at Temple.

Application Materials


Request official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended and/or from which you earned credit either electronically to or by mail to the following address.

Temple University
Klein College of Media and Communication
Office of Research and Graduates Studies

344 Annenberg Hall
2020 N. 13th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6091

Personal Statement

A statement of goals is used to determine how students will benefit from our program and what they’ll contribute to our learning community. 

  • In approximately 1,000 words, describe the interests, experiences, and academic and research achievements that you will bring to this program. 
  • See the specific requirements regarding personal statements for your degree program.
Letters of Recommendation

Letters of recommendation should be obtained from college/university faculty, professional supervisors or others familiar with your academic or professional competence. 

See specific requirements for your program as the number of letters required can differ.


A current professional résumé is required.

Standardized Test Scores

See the specific requirements regarding standardized tests for your degree program.

Writing Sample

See the specific requirements regarding writing samples for your degree program.

Application Status

Once you apply to Klein College, you’ll be able to track your application status within your account to determine the progress of your application and if supporting materials are still needed. 

We’ll be providing electronic updates throughout the process including an email once your application is complete. Please be sure to check your email account for messages from


Direct your questions to our Graduate Admissions Office.
Phone: 215-204-8560