Admission

Progressive. Professional. Personalized.

The Master of Arts in Professional
Communication
At William Paterson University


How to Apply

Before beginning the application process make sure you have the following:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college
  • A minimum cumulative undergraduate Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.75 on a scale of 4.00
  • GRE scores

International students need to have taken the TOEFL. The minimum score requirements are:

  • overall score of at least 550
  • written English score of at least 4
  • pronunciation minimum score of 2.1
  • grammar score of 2.5 or more
  • fluency minimum score of 2.1

When ready to apply, this is what William Paterson University needs from prospective students:

  • An essay articulating the student's goals and expectations; how the student's academic and professional backgrounds fit the nature and mission of the program (or have prepared them for a successful learning experience in the program); how they may benefit from the program; and how they would contribute to the program and their fellow students.
  • Two recent letters of recommendation
  • Completion and submission of online application to the Office of Graduate Admissions
  • $50 application fee

More information can be obtained at the Office of Graduate Admissions.