Admission Requirements

Master of Arts in Organizational Communication


To be considered for admission to the Master's in Organizational Communication, an applicant must:


  • Meet all university admission requirements.


  • Possess a cumulative grade point average that was used to attain a Bachelor's degree of no lower than 2.5.


  • Achieve a score of at least 1100 by combining the applicant's verbal and quantitative GRE score and the applicant's undergraduate grade point average, noted above, multiplied by 100. For example, a prospective student with a 3.5 grade point average (3.5 X 100=350) would need to score at least 750 on the combined verbal and quantitative GRE. A student with a 2.5 grade point average (2.5 x 100 = 250) would need to score at least 850 on the combined verbal and quantitative GRE.


  • Achieve a GRE writing score of at least 3.5.


  • Possibly participate in an advising meeting with the graduate coordinator after completing the above requirements.


Please note that the Master's in Organizational Communication does not accept students on a provisional basis.


Please note that all applicants are subject to approval by the graduate coordinator, the department head, and/or the graduate faculty.