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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.

Application Deadlines

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.

Additional Information

Financial Aid

Graduate Assistantships

Last updated: 6/30/2021