Temple University Dual Bachelor's Master's Degree

Founded in 1884 in Philadelphia, Temple University boasts 17 schools and colleges, over 600 academic programs, and outstanding performance in various professional academic areas, e.g., Fox School of Business, Beasley School of Law, Lewis Katz School of Medicine, and School of Pharmacy. The student number at Temple University is more than 30,000, with a student-faculty ratio of 11:1.
In the DBMD program, students will spend three years in NTU's undergraduate program and two years in Temple's graduate program. Upon fulfilling the graduation requirements of the two universities, students will be conferred a bachelor's degree from NTU and a master's degree from Temple University in five years. This program benefits students with cultural exchanges in language, academics, and culture alongside the international competitiveness brought out by the local and global degrees. 
Please refer to the presentation and flyer presented by Ms. Irene Tsai, Managing Director for Temple University Taiwan Office, during Temple University DBMD and Exchange Student Program Online Info Session on  March 4. 2022.
Temple University DBMD Program is a university-wide dual degree program undertaken by the OIA. The application must be submitted through NTU with the nomination.


Student Status:
Currently enrolled NTU Junior or Senior bachelor student.

GPA 3.3 or above (in 4.3 scales)
*Students must maintain a 3.3 GPA while enrolled at Temple.

English Proficiency: 
TOEFL iBT 79 or above/ IELTS Academic 6.5 or above/Duolingo 110 or above
​*For Fox Business School applicants, TOEFL iBT 90 or above/IELTS Academic 7.0 or above is required/Duolingo 110 or above.
*For Media and Communications applicants, TOEFL iBT 100 or above/ IELTS Academic 7.0 or above is required/Duolingo 120 or above.

A GMAT or GRE report might be required for Fox Business School applicants with a 59-80% grade.
*Depending on the review of academic transcripts from Temple University, Fox Business School applicants might receive a GMAT/GRE waiver.

Application Period

Spring 2023 semester (January to May)
Application Submission Deadline: 4 pm September 30, 2022
*Only select majors accept Spring admission. Please check with Global Programs to confirm.

Fall 2023 semester (August to December)
Application Submission Deadline: 4 pm March 15, 2023

Application Procedures

Please finish 1. and 2. by the deadline, and follow the Department-specific instruction to complete 3.

  1. Please write an email to inform the OIA coordinator(Mr. Jeffrey Huang/ jeffreyhuang@ntu.edu.tw) to indicate the program/major you would like to apply to. OIA has to confirm your enrollment status with Temple University and change your student status at NTU.
    *The administrative fee (TWD2,000) must be paid while applying for the dual degree student identity at NTU. The administrative fee is non-refundable in any circumstance.
  2. Online Application
    1. Step 1: DBMD applicants will first complete an online Global Programs form via the website below.
      Applicants will indicate they are applying to DBMD and select their major of interest: https://apply.temple.edu/Global
    2. Step 2: Applicants must send a confirmation email to global.programs@temple.edu  after completing the online Global Programs form.
    3. Step 3: Applicants will receive an email providing Department-specific instructions for completing the remainder of their online application and submitting their supporting documents. If an applicant does not receive this email within 48 hours of completing Step 1, the applicant should contact global.programs@temple.edu.
  3. Supporting Documents
    All supporting documents for the following Schools and Colleges will be submitted online through the Department-specific application portal:
    1. Boyer College of Music and Dance
    2. College of Engineering
    3. College of Liberal Arts
    4. College of Public Health
    5. College of Science and Technology
    6. Fox School of Business
    7. Lew Klein College of Media and Communication
    8. Lewis Katz School of Medicine
    9. School of Pharmacy
    10. School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management
    11. School of Theater, Film and Media Arts
    12. Tyler School of Art

NTU: Students are required to pay full tuition and a miscellaneous fee of NTU during their stay at Temple University.
Temple University: For the accurate tuition fee of each program, please refer to bursar.temple.edu/tuition-and-fees

Academic Calendar

Temple University Academic Calendar
Orientation: Students should arrive one week before the beginning of the semester or as indicated by the school department.


DBMD Master Degree Options: https://globalprograms.temple.edu/programs/dual-bachelors-masters-degree-dbmd/dbmd-masters-degree-options
Course Schedule: www.temple.edu/courses
Graduate Bulletin: https://bulletin.temple.edu/graduate/scd/

DBMD 1-Year Master’s Options

MS Financial Analysis (1-year and 2-year options)
MS Quantitative Finance & Risk Management (1-year and 2-year options)
MS Innovation Management & Entrepreneurship (1-year and 2-year options)
MS IT Auditing & Cyber Security (1-year and 2-year options)

Master of Journalism

MS Architecture
MS Facilities Planning

MA MediaXarts (1-year and 2-year options)
MA Musical Theater Studies (1-year and 2-year options)

MA Dance (1-year and 2-year options)

*For inquiries about other master’s degrees that may have a 1-year option, please contact global.programs@temple.edu.


Lodging (approximate): $7,500/semester (rent+utilities)
Food cost: Approx. $1,500/Semester
Temple University Graduate Housinghousing.temple.edu/campus-living/residence-halls/graduate-housing
Non-Temple Housing (“Off-Campus”)


DBMD students receive merit-based scholarships every semester provided they maintain a 3.0 GPA. Students do not need to apply. The scholarship is 10%- 20% of tuition based on GPA.

Other Information
  • Graduate admission decisions are reviewed by the department in which the student chooses to apply and most decisions are completed within 4-6 weeks after students submit a complete application package to Temple University.
  • https://isss.temple.edu/students/future-students/certificate-eligibility-application-process (visa information and I-20 application)

Mr. Jeffrey Huang/(02) 3366 2007 ext. 228/jeffreyhuang@ntu.edu.tw

Last update : 2022 / 09 / 07