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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

For students who have taken the GRE prior to August 2011:

Admission to the program requires a GAP score of at least 2200 [GAP = Overall GRE score X Undergraduate GPA] and a minimum score of 3.5 on the analytical writing section of the GRE.


For students who have taken the GRE after August 2011:

Admission to the program requires a minimum score of 139 on the Verbal and Quantitative sections of the GRE. Additionally, students must have a GAP score of at least 550 [GAP = (Overall GRE score) + (Undergraduate GPA X 100)] and a minimum score of 3.5 on the analytical writing section of the GRE.



APPLICATION MATERIALS

Applicants should submit the following to the Graduate Studies Office:

  • An application
  • Official transcripts
  • GRE scores
  • A writing sample from an undergraduate course
  • Letter of intent discussing: 1) academic and/or professional experiences; 2) goals in pursuing graduate studies in communication; and, 3) areas of interest in the communication discipline

All materials can be submitted at:  http://www.wku.edu/graduate.

For information on applying for a Graduate Assistantship please click here.


ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR THE CERTIFICATE IN ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION 

A person seeking the Certificate in Organizational Communication must satisfy the Graduate Studies admission requirements and must provide a letter of application and one letter of recommendation supporting the applicant's capacity for studying organizational communication.

All materials can be submitted at  http://www.wku.edu/graduate.

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