1. Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on the last 60 credits of undergraduate work. Applicants with less than a 3.0 may meet alternate admissions criteria such as professional work experience, personal interview, or academic success in specified courses.
  2. Background coursework in Communication Theory, Research Methods, and Statistics.
  3. Submission of all required admission materials, including:
    1. Completed graduate application for admission
    2. $30 nonrefundable application fee (unless you have previously applied to Grand Valley)
    3. Official copies of transcripts from all institutions of higher education previously attended. Transcripts must be sent from those institutions directly to the GVSU Admissions Office. NOTE: We do not require official transcripts from Grand Valley
    4. For those whose native language is NOT English, either the Official TOEFL or IELTS score report. Only original score reports will be accepted.
    5. Two letters of recommendation.
  4. An interview with a representative from the School of Communications.

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