Start your master’s education in the junior year of your Temple University undergraduate education, and reduce the time needed to complete your graduate degree—while benefiting from undergraduate tuition rates for a portion of your graduate education.

Here’s how the 4+1 program works:

  • Apply spring semester of your sophomore year.
  • Use 12 credits of your elective space to take graduate courses during your junior and senior years—taking advantage of your undergraduate tuition rates.
  • Complete the remaining credits for your master’s in the year following your undergraduate graduation.
  • Earn your undergraduate degree and your master’s degree in just 4+1 years.

Start your master’s education in the junior year of your Temple University undergraduate education, and reduce the time needed to complete your graduate degree—while benefiting from undergraduate tuition rates for a portion of your graduate education.

4+1 candidates must meet the following guidelines for admissions:

  • Possess a minimum GPA of 3.25 in at least 45 credits of coursework.
  • Apply in the spring semester of sophomore year.
  • Be able to complete junior and senior years within four full-time semesters.
  • Possess 12 credits of elective space to be used for graduate coursework.
  • Be able to complete a graduate degree in the year directly following undergraduate graduation.
  • Supplementary admissions criteria may be specified by the master’s program director; check the individual program for details.
  • Transcripts demonstrating a GPA of 3.25 or higher
  • Two letters of support from full-time Temple University faculty members
  • 12 credits of elective space
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores for non-native English speakers, unless degree is from an English language university located in a native English language country. See  more information.

Complete a request form.
Contact Rachel Carr at rachel.carr@temple.edu for more details.*

*For the Master in Management, please contact Nicholas Dix at nicholas.dix@temple.edu.

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