Admission Requirements

  • Applicants interested in the Master of Arts in Health Communication must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. The undergraduate degree does not have to be in a communication-related field, but applicants are required to demonstrate a basic understanding and awareness of communication. If, in the judgment of the Admission Committee, you do not fulfill this prerequisite you may be asked to complete GCOMM 500: Communication in the Marketplace.

    • Submit a graduate application
    • Submit final, official, transcripts from all colleges and/or universities attended
    • Submit three professional letters of recommendation
    • A statement of the applicant’s professional and career goals (not more than 500 words).
    • All application materials must be submitted to the Graduate Admissions Office no later than August 1 (for Fall admission), November 1 (for Spring admission), or May 1 (for Summer Admission).
    • The graduate assistantship deadline is May 1.