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Information for Applicants

**Please note: The MA Urban Bioethics program has rolling admissions. Please adhere to application deadlines in place for companion degree programs. Please also note that even though the Graduate Bulletin lists application deadlines, the MA Urban Bioethics program will consider complete applications submitted after the posted deadlines.

MA Program Applicants

  • Go to the Urban Bioethics, MA Admissions page to access the online application link.
  • Indicate whether you are a US citizen/permanent resident or international applicant.
  • Click on "Graduate Application." Your application type is "MA in Urban Bioethics."
  • Please complete all the required sections of the application, as well as the optional section of prior colleges/universities attended.
  • If your semester of interest is not available, please contact either Dr. Jones or Professor Rocco for clarification and to notify us which semester your application was placed and which semester you'd prefer to begin. In some cases, applications are considered until the start of the semester.
  • Two to three letters of recommendation should be obtained from college/university faculty members familiar with your academic performance and/or from professional supervisors familiar with your professional experience, accomplishments, and potential for success in a graduate program. These can be traditional letter, email, or on the Temple University Graduate School Reference Report. These should be sent directly to Professor Rocco.
  • The GRE is required for some, but not all, applicants. Dual degree applicants and those with an advanced degree do not need to provide GRE scores. Students graduating from traditional undergraduate programs must submit GRE scores with their applications. Other applicants should contact Professor Rocco for clarification about the need for GRE scores with their applications.
  • Click agree, if you do, to the admissions agreement page.
  • You will be directed to the payment page, where you can pay the $60 application fee by echeck or credit card.

Please note that there are separate instructions for Temple University dual degree applicants.

Dual Degree Applicants

Please note that in some cases you must already be admitted to Temple University and matriculated into your primary school before you may apply for the MA.

  • Go to Urban Bioethics, M.A. Admissions page to access the online application link.
  • Indicate whether you are a US citizen/permanent resident or international applicant.
  • Click on "Graduate Application." Your application type is "MA in Urban Bioethics."
  • If your semester of interest is not available, please contact Professor Rocco for clarification and to notify us which semester your application was placed and which semester you'd prefer to begin. In most cases, applications are considered until the start of the semester.

Special notes:

Upon permission of your home school, the MA program can access your original letters of recommendation and official transcripts. You should email Professor Rocco, giving the CBUHP permission to contact your home school for these materials.

MD/MA applicants do NOT need to send official transcripts.

Other dual degree applicants may need to have official transcripts sent to the CBUHP. Please inquire for details.

On the online application, you do not need to complete the optional questions.

  • Click agree, if you do, to the admissions agreement page.
  • You will be directed to the payment page, where you can pay the $60 application fee by echeck or credit card.

Certificate Applicants

  • Contact Professor Rocco for the certificate application.

Deadlines

The MA Program has rolling deadlines. If you are applying after a deadline posted on the Temple University Graduate School page, please email Prof. Providenza Rocco.