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1 Temple University

2 ... in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

3 3 Temple University is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, convenient to both New York City and Washington, DC.

4 4 Philadelphia is often referred to simply as “Philly” and is sometimes also called “City of Brotherly Love" (Philadelphia is Greek for "brotherly love"). Philadelphia was the United States’ first capital and is the site where the Declaration of Independence and the U. S. Constitution were written. Philadelphia has more than 60 colleges and universities. Philadelphia is also a commercial metropolis for pharmaceutical, chemical, biotech, and medical industries and also offers a wide variety of ethnic diversity, including Chinatown, Little Italy, and Little Korea.

5 Temple University 5 Temple University, founded in 1884, a comprehensive public research university that enrolls more than 39,000 students worldwide, is the 28 th largest university in the USA and is one of leading centers of professional education in the United States.

6 Temple University 6 Temple offers 320 academic degree programs in 17 schools and colleges. In addition to its main campus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Temple has six other campuses throughout Pennsylvania, as well as international campuses in Rome (Italy) and Tokyo (Japan), and programs in China, UK, France, Korea, Greece, India, Israel, Taiwan and other locations throughout the world. Currently, our student body includes 1,504 international students from 117 countries.

7 Partner Institutions in China Nankai University Tianjin Normal University University of Science and Technology of China Xiamen University Zhejiang Normal University 7

8 International Student Demographics (Top Ten) CHINA PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF 330 KOREA SOUTH 224 INDIA 191 TAIWAN, ROC 53 JAPAN 45 FRANCE 44 CANADA 43 MALAYSIA 40 NIGERIA 38 VIETNAM 27 8 COUNTRYNUMBER% of International Students % of Total Students P R China33022% 0.89% South Korea22415% 0.61% India19113% 0.52% Taiwan, ROC533.5% 0.14% Japan453.0% 0.12% France442.9% 0.12% Canada432.9% 0.12% Malaysia402.7% 0.11% Nigeria382.5% 0.10% Vietnam271.8% 0.07% TOTAL %36,915 (Fall 2009)

9 DBMD (Dual Bachelor's - Master's Degree) 9 Often called the “3+2” Program. See below: Freshman ~ Junior Years Senior Year = 1 st Graduate Year 2 nd Graduate Year Home University’s Undergraduate Degree Temple University’s Master’s Degree

10 Current Majors Eligible for DBMD 10 School of Tourism & Hospitality Management Fox School of Business & Management College of Education School of Communicatio n & Theater Sport and Recreation Administration Tourism and Hospitality Management Accounting and Financial Management Actuarial Science Finance Management Information System Marketing Statistics TESOL Adult and Organizational Development Communication Management Journalism Broadcasting, Telecommunication s & Mass Media Fox School of Business and Management School of Tourism and Hospitality Management School of Communications and Theater College of Health Professions and Social Work College of Education Accounting and Financial Management Actuarial Science Finance Management Information System Marketing Statistics Sport and Recreation Administration Tourism and Hospitality Management Communication Management Journalism Broadcasting, Telecommunications & Mass Media Kinesiology - Integrative Exercise Physiology Kinesiology - Psychology of Movement Social Work TESOL Adult and Organizational Development

11 Current Majors Eligible for DBMD 11 School of Tourism & Hospitality Management Fox School of Business & Management College of Education School of Communicatio n & Theater Sport and Recreation Administration Tourism and Hospitality Management Accounting and Financial Management Actuarial Science Finance Management Information System Marketing Statistics TESOL Adult and Organizational Development Communication Management Journalism Broadcasting, Telecommunication s & Mass Media College of Liberal Arts College of Science & Technology School of Medicine College of Engineering Economics Master’s of Liberal Arts Religion Biology Chemistry Computer & Information Science Mathematics Physics Anatomy and Cell Biology Biochemistry Microbiology and Immunology Molecular Biology and Genetics Pharmacology Physiology Bioengineering Civil Engineering Electrical Engineering Environmental Engineering Mechanical Engineering

12 DBMD Program Benefits 12 Accelerated program – receive two degrees in 5 years GRE waived (except GMAT required for Business) Scholarship opportunity – up to $4,000/year Graduate Assistantship to select students in second year (up to 100% tuition remission and stipend) Individualized attention - program director and coordinator available for advising and counseling Guaranteed on campus housing Application fee refundable upon enrollment

13 DBMD Admission Requirements TOEFL® Internet-based (iBT) 79 (100 for Fox School of Business and Management applicants)  Paper-based (PBT) 550; Computer-based (CBT) 213 IELTS™ Academic 6.5 (7.0 for Fox School applicants) GRE waived for DBMD applicants, expect Fox School applicants to Fox School who must submit GMAT (minimum 650, average 710) GPA of 3.5/4.5 (3.0/4.0 or approximately 80%) Each graduate program has its own unique deadline(s) for the submission of completed applications (posted by program name at it is recommended that all applicants submit materials as early as possible. 13

14 DBMD Application Process Prepare and submit DBMD application packet (http://www.temple.edu/provost/international/dbmd/admissions/index.html), including  DBMD Personal Data Sheet  Goals Statement/ Essay  Individual study plan  Copy of Graduate School online application confirmation  Application for Certificate of Eligibility (Form I-20) available online at and financial documentation Complete online Graduate School Application Form (available at followed by  Official TOEFL or IELTS test score (Temple University institutional code 2906) Official GMAT score required only for Fox School of Business applicants (Temple University institutional code 2906); GRE scores waived for other applicants  Two (2) recommendation letters of from faculty in student’s major (original, sealed envelope)  Grade Transcript (original, sealed envelope, English and official language) 14

15 Online Course Information Undergraduate Bulletin: Undergraduate course descriptions: Graduate Bulletin: Graduate course descriptions: Graduate degree programs (with degree requirements): Course Schedule for current semester: 15

16 Example Master’s Degree Requirements Accounting and Financial Management, M.S. General Program Requirements: Number of Didactic Credits Required Beyond the Baccalaureate: 30 to 48, depending on prerequisites   Foundation Courses:  ACCT 5001: Financial and Managerial Accounting  ECON 5001: Managerial Economics  FIN 5001: Financial Analysis and Strategy  STAT 5001: Quantitative Business Methods  All or some of these courses may be waived by the Program advisor based on appropriate past coursework.  Required Course Electives:  Choose 4 from a pre-approved list of upper-level Accounting electives.  Choose 4 from a pre-approved list of upper-level Finance electives.  Choose 2 upper-level business electives.  Internship: No internship is required. 16

17 Example Master’s Degree Requirements Communication Management, M.S. General Program Requirements: Number of Didactic Credits Required Beyond the Baccalaureate: 36  Required Courses:  Core Courses (12 credits):  STOC 8101: Communication Management Research Methods STOC 8102: Legal Issues in Communication Management  STOC 8103: Organizational Communication  STOC 8104: Leadership in Communication Management  Electives (21 credits):  Electives may be chosen from within the M.S. program; from other degree programs within the School of Communications and Theater; or from programs across the University, up to a maximum of 12 credits outside SCT.  Capstone Course (3 credits):  STOC 9101: Capstone Project in Communication Management  Internship: No internship is required. 17

18 Example Master’s Degree Requirements Kinesiology, M.S. Concentration: Integrative Exercise Physiology General Program Requirements: Number of Didactic Credits Required Beyond the Baccalaureate: 30 or 33  Required Courses:  KINES 5311: Exercise Physiology  KINES 9201: Cardiovascular Exercise Physiology  KINES 9203: Applied Exercise Physiology: Neuromuscular  KINES 9901: Research Methods  Intermediate Statistics Course  Elective Courses (15 to 18 credits from the following):  KINES 5312: Exercise and Nutrient Metabolism  KINES 5313: Exercise and Aging  KINES 9204: Cellular Adaptations to Exercise  KINES 9205: Exercise Testing and Prescription  KINES 9206: Environmental Physiology  Electives may be taken in other departments at Temple to tailor graduate coursework to the interest/skills of the student. Two graduate faculty members must approve the elective course.  Internship: An internship is optional. The Clinical Internship/Practicum is a 150-hour (3 credits) or 300-hour (6 credits) supervised applied experience. 18

19 Example Master’s Degree Requirements Liberal Arts, M.L.A. General Program Requirements: Number of Credits Required Beyond the Baccalaureate: 30  Required Courses:  MLA 8011: Introduction to Interdisciplinary Studies  MLA "Foundations" course  Two MLA "Topics" or "Proseminar" courses  Six electives  Culminating Events:  Qualifying Paper:  All candidates for the M.L.A. degree are required to write a Qualifying Paper, which is typically pages in length. It should demonstrate the student's ability to write analytically on a topic of her/his choice; to read, absorb, and evaluate scholarly thought and research; and to develop and establish her/his own perspective on the problem being examined. The Qualifying Paper is submitted for approval to the M.L.A. Advisory Committee or other graduate faculty chosen by the M.L.A. Program. Revisions may be requested. 19

20 Example Master’s Degree Requirements Physics, M.A. General Program Requirements: Number of Didactic Credits Required Beyond the Baccalaureate: 24  Required Courses:  Physics 401, 402, 411, 421, 422, 431  Balance of courses are identified in consultation with the graduate advisor and subject to the approval of the Graduate Program Committee.  Internship: No internship is required. 20

21 Tuition Amounts (AY 2011) Undergraduate:  Based on full-time enrollment (12 – 15 credit hours; minimum 12 credit hours required if Nonimmigrant Student (F-1) status), including US$ $295/semester University Services fee fees: US$ 22,252 (Liberal Arts) US$ 26,568 (Fox School of Business and Management) Graduate:  Assessed on a per credit basis (minimum 9 credit hours required if Nonimmigrant Student (F-1) status) and not including $295/semester University Services fee: US$ 912/credit (Liberal Arts) US$ 1,182/credit (Fox School of Business and Management) + program fee of $500 per semester 21

22 Exchange at Temple University 22 Studying at Temple as an exchange student:  Two (2) students allowed each semester  Nominated by home institution  Continue to pay tuition to your home university  Study 1-2 semesters at Temple University, graduate or undergraduate level  Take academic courses in your field and English language courses  Credits transferrable to your home institution

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24 24 For more information... Fiona Neale-May Office of International Affairs Temple University 403 Conwell Hall, 1800 N Broad Street Philadelphia, PA, 19122, USA TEL: FAX:

25 25 See you in Philadelphia


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