To help ensure their success in the master’s program in Global Strategic Communication program, applicants will be required to submit:
- An undergraduate GPA that demonstrates strong academic performance.
- Official transcripts of undergraduate coursework (and any previous graduate coursework) and the degree(s) conferred. For applicants who did not graduate from a U.S. college or university, a U.S. evaluation of their transcripts is also required.
- *Results of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) taken within the previous 5 years and sent directly from the testing service.
- An up-to-date resume.
- Short responses to several essay questions on the application, including a statement of purpose – why the applicant is interested in the program and how they expect to benefit from it.
- Two letters of recommendation sent directly by professional or academic references.
- A portfolio of professional or academic work.
- Non-native English language speakers are also required to demonstrate proficiency in English on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).
Applicants must have a demonstrated interest in developing or advancing in careers in strategic communication.
Applicants may or may not have undergraduate degrees in communication or related fields, such as public relations, advertising, marketing, digital and social media, journalism, communication studies, public affairs, political science or business.
Relevant professional experience in communication or related fields is recommended but not required. This may include public relations, advertising, marketing, digital and social media, journalism, public affairs and research.
Applicants will be required to do a personal or online interview with members of the admission committee.