Admission

Admission to the M.A. in Communication is competitive and based on undergraduate performance, a satisfactory score on the Graduate Record Exam (GRE), and a candidate's professional credentials or demonstrated interest in the Communication field. The Admissions Committee is committed to looking at the whole student and will evaluate professional and academic qualifications holistically.

Applicants to the Master of Arts in Communication must submit:

  • a completed application for graduate admission
  • a $50 non-refundable application fee
  • official transcripts from all undergraduate (including two-year colleges) and graduate institutions including evidence of an earned BA or BS degree in communication or related liberal arts field from an accredited college or university with a cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • an official score report showing an acceptable score on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • a current resumé
  • a written statement of purpose
  • three letters of recommendation

NOTE: All Marist graduate programs require a minimum of a baccalaureate degree or its equivalent from an accredited college or university.

The application deadline for the full-time option is May 1.
The application deadline for the part-time option is August 1.

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