Admissions Requirements

Degree Program Program Type Dept Application Materials and Admission Criteria Prerequisite Course Requirements Department ADM Review Dept Conditional Admits Dept Appeal Process
Communication MA On campus *Minimum overall undergraduate GPA of 3.00

*Two letters of recommendation including one from an academic source

*One – two page personal statement of purpose

*Passing score on COM Dept graduate admission writing examination

*Students whose native language is not English must achieve a score of 580 or above on the paper-based TOEFL, or the equivalent on the computer-based or internet-based TOEFL tests.

N/A Department Chair and at least two additional COM faculty Yes, must complete 8 credit hours of prescribed COM courses and receive a grade of B or better for full admission Yes, petition process with review by all COM faculty