Communication Arts
College of Arts and Humanities

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, with a minimum GPA of 2.75 (major area GPA considered if overall is at least 2.5)
  • Official transcripts from ALL previous academic institutions, delivered as sealed/unopened physical copies or electronically transmitted directly from those institutions to Georgia Southern’s admissions office.
  • A resume or vita
  • A Letter of Intent.  A writing sample of 200-500 words that describes how a Master’s Degree in Professional Communication and Leadership would help you meet your personal and professional goals. This essay may include a discussion of any weaknesses in your academic record.
  • Two professional letters of recommendation
  • Provisional Admission Requirements – Non-traditional students and applicants not meeting the above requirements may be considered for Provisional (Probationary) admission as determined on a case-by-case basis.

The Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) is not a requirement.

For more information on the application process, visit the Office of Graduate Admissions.

Applications must be submitted online by the following deadlines:

Fall: July 15

Spring: November 15

Summer: April 1 (Please note: The Statesboro campus does not offer summer admissions)

A limited number of courses are offered on the Savannah campus during the summer. Summer admission does not guarantee open seats in these courses.

Other information:

Financial Aid

Graduate Assistantships

Last updated: 2/27/2019

Communication Arts Department • PO Box 8091; Statesboro, GA 30460 • 912-478-5138commarts@georgiasouthern.edu