Established in 2008, the Dual Bachelor’s Master’s Degree (DBMD) program is an accelerated dual-degree program, which allows you to earn your bachelor’s from your home university and your master’s degree from Temple University. The program has nearly 200 alumni living around the world. 

DBMD offers you the opportunity to live abroad, develop your professional experience, expand your career network, acquire cross-cultural understanding, and improve your multilingual skills. Through DBMD, you will develop the necessary abilities to be competitive in today’s job market.

Additional benefits include

  • scholarships of up to 20% of tuition,
  • early admission to master’s degree programs,
  • GRE waived for most majors,
  • personalized application assistance,
  • internship and career support, and,
  • social and professional events and activities.

You will find DBMD alumni working locally and globally at organizations such as Instagram, BuzzFeed, JP Morgan Chase, Deloitte, Adidas, AstraZeneca, NBC Universal Studios, Lincoln Financial Group, IBM, among other Fortune-500 companies, innovative start-ups, and the public sector. Additionally, about 20% of DBMD graduates enter PhD programs.

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How to Apply

Applications are open to third- and fourth-year undergraduate students and alumni of DBMD partner universities

If you are a student applying in your third year, credits from Temple graduate coursework  frequently transfers back to your home university to complete remaining undergraduate requirements. Course articulation is finalized prior to arriving at Temple University through a DBMD Study Plan. If you apply without remaining undergraduate requirements, you do not need to submit a DBMD Study Plan.

Our step-by-step instructions will provide you with all of the information you need to get your DBMD application started.

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Tony Yang

M.S. in Sport Business | Feng Chia University

"My program provides various internships and volunteers opportunities that allows students to have abundant hands-on experience."

Read more about Tony.
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Ting Hsuan (Grace) Chiang

M.S. in Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship | National Taiwan Normal University

" DBMD program provides scholarships that would be a good benefit for me ... it offers an option for us to enter graduate school early and finish our academics within 3+2 years."

Read more about Ting Hsuan (Grace).