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Neuromotor Science Admissions

Our neuromotor science program prepares individuals to advance the science of neuromotor control and biomechanics of human posture and movement in individuals across lifespan and spectrum of health and disability levels. Our MS in Neuromotor Science requires 30 credit hours. Our PhD in Neuromotor Science requires 45 credit hours. 

Applying to this program

All applicants must present credentials that are equivalent to a baccalaureate degree at Temple University. Certified official native language and English transcripts from every post-high school academic institution attended. Transcript from non US institutions must be credentialed. We will accept evaluation reports from any member of


Fall 2017: March 1 for Priority application

We will continue to process applications after these priority deadlines, but early applicants have a greater chance of admission and funding opportunities. You are encouraged to apply early and have all required documents, including recommendations and transcripts from all schools attended, submitted as early as possible.

Admissions Requirements

  • Temple University Application: Required.
  • GPA: 3.0 in undergraduate and professional degree programs.
  • GRE: Required. GRE scores at or above the 50th percentile in verbal and quantitative components and a score of 4 or higher on the writing component. (GRE code: 2906)
  • TOEFL: Minimum TOEFL scores of 88iBT or 575 PBT if applicable. Students with lower TOEFL scores may be required to take an English skills course during their first semester.
  • College level transcripts: Required. 
  • References: Two, professional/academic required. At least one letter should be from an academic faculty member who can fairly judge the applicant’s academic potential. All letters should be submitted on The Graduate School’s Reference form.
  • Resume: Required.
  • Statement of Goals: Required. No more than one page typed in length. It should include the following elements: your interests in Temple’s program, your research interest and you future career goals.
  • Interview: Required. Interview with department faculty upon invitation by the Program Admissions Committee after review of the submitted application.

Other information 


Fall Term

Spring Term

Domestic Students



International Students



Funding Consideration - Ph.D. applicants only 
(Domestic and International)



  • Applications received after the stated deadlines will be reviewed on a space-available basis.
  • International Student Applications and Scholar Services: Please see The Graduate School’s website for application information for International students: International Student and Scholar Services at Temple University can assist you with legal documentation, help with adjustment to the Temple Community and provide you with advisory and counseling services: