Admission

M.A. in Professional Communication

Now that you have decided you are ready to advance your career, here are three things you need to start the application process:

  • 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

Note: 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 you’re ready to apply, prepare the following and complete an online application:

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

More information can be obtained at the Office of Graduate Admissions. If you have any questions about the program, please contact program director Lorra Brown at BrownL50@wpunj.edu.

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