In addition to the university application, you must submit
- official transcripts from all higher education institutions attended,
- official reports of the GRE,
- official reports of an English proficiency exam score (if required),
- three letters of recommendation,
- a personal statement and
- a current résumé or CV.
Writing or research samples are optional, but encouraged.
Submitting Admissions Materials
Your statement, résumé and writing or research samples may be emailed to email@example.com. Recommendation letters may be emailed directly from the recommender, provided they are signed and on letterhead. Standardized test scores should be sent electronically to Temple University (institution code 2906).
All other material may be mailed to:
Office of Research and Graduate Studies
Annenberg Hall, Room 344
2020 N. 13th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19122
NOTE: We know that the process of selecting a graduate program can be difficult and stressful. If you have questions or concerns about any aspect of the process related to SMC’s Doctor of Media & Communication program, contact the SMC staff below.
If you have questions related to the program, email the program director, Professor Matthew Lombard: firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have questions about the application process, email the director of SMC’s Graduate Office, Nicole McKenna: email@example.com.
If you’d like to talk directly to a student, email Media & Communication student Urszula Pruchniewska: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required for all applicants whose native language is not English, and a score of at least 95 is preferred. All Media & Communication students are expected to be able to understand, participate in graduate-level class discussions, and read and write in fluent English.