Graduate Program: Admission Requirements

Application Due Dates (submitted to the UALR Graduate School):

Spring Start (January):  November 1 (applications are accepted until all slots are filled)

Fall Start (August):  April 1 (applications are accepted until all slots are filled)

Admission Requirements:

Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution, with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.75 (4.0 scale) or 3.0 in the last 60 hours. An official transcript sent by the degree granting university in a sealed envelope sent to the UALR graduate school.

Two writing samples from previous course work or professional writing samples approved by the graduate coordinator.

18 speech communication hours or Speech 7390 (a preparatory three-hour summer course) with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

A list of three academic and/or professional references with contact information.

Contact the Program Coordinator, Dr. Gerald Driskill, 501-569-8385, to arrange a phone or face-to-face visit to discuss your goals and the best timing for your application.