Master of Journalism Admissions


The Application

Applicants must submit, a statement of goals, official transcripts, scores from the Graduate Record Examination, and two letters of recommendation. Writing samples and a record of professional experience also can be submitted.
Apply online here.

Taking the GRE

All applicants must take verbal and quantitative parts of the Graduate Record Exam prior to acceptance into the program.
Click here to visit GRE web site to find the schedule.


The MJ program has a November 1 deadline to assure consideration for admission the following Spring Semester and a March 1 deadline to assure consideration for admission the following Fall Semester and to be eligible for assistantships and scholarships. Completed applications after these deadlines may be considered for Fall or Spring admission.

Tuition and Fees


The most up-to-date information about tuition costs and other fees for graduate studies at Temple University is available on the Web site of the Office of Graduate School Admissions.
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Department Awards

Each year the Department of Journalism gives out a number of awards. Read about some of our awards.

Federal Stafford Loans

Loans are available to students enrolled for at least half time (5 credits) per semester. Applications are available at local banks, credit unions or other lending institutions.

Federal Work Study

The FWS program at Temple is designed to provide part time employment of students who demonstrate financial need based on federal calculations and require employment income to pursue their education. Students employed under FWS may work for the university or other public, private, nonprofit organizations or agencies.

Financial Aid Applications

Financial Aid Applications and other information are available at Graduate School website.
Apply online here.