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Master of Arts in Communication: Admission Requirements

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Completed applications can be sent to info@online.queens.edu.
Degree and Minimum GPABachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a minimum 3.0 GPA
TranscriptAll students seeking enrollment must submit official transcripts from each institution attended. Transcripts must demonstrate a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Personal Statement

A written statement describing professional and personal goals and objectives.

Official GMAT/GRE Score
  • No GRE required for applicants with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Applicants with a cumulative GPA below 3.0 must provide acceptable GRE scores from within the past five years. Scores before August 1, 2011: Verbal 500/Quantitative 410/Analytical 4.0. Scores after August 1, 2011: Verbal 153/Quantitative 140/Analytical 4.0.
  • Applicants with greater than five years of professional work experience may appeal the GRE requirement
Additional Requirements
  • Resume outlining your academic and professional background, as well as recognitions, honors, and awards
  • Two letters of recommendation from academic or professional references submitted via fax or email
  • Admission requirements are the same for the M.A. in Communication and the certificates in communication.

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Transfer Credit

You may transfer in credits you’ve earned from Queens’ on-campus Master of Arts in Communication.

When to Apply

Start your application or call us at 866-313-2356 to apply now for spring, summer, or fall term, and hear back in about 1-2 weeks. Completed applications can be sent to onlineinfo@queens.edu. Students can start in spring (January 11th), summer (May 11th*), or fall (August 31st) with priority deadlines occurring roughly four weeks prior to the start.

*The Queens Master of Arts in Educational Leadership program will have an additional summer start on July 6, 2020. Students can apply to start May 11th or apply by June 26th to start July 6th.

Upcoming Deadlines

TermPriority DeadlineFinal DeadlineStart Date
Summer I 2020April 15, 2020May 1, 2020May 11, 2020
Summer II 2020 (M.A. Educational Leadership only)June 26, 2020July 6, 2020
Fall 2020August 1, 2020August 15, 2020August 31, 2020
Spring 2021December 1, 2020December 15, 2020January 11, 2021