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. You should also include a professional Statement (300-500 words) in which you state your reasons, goals, and preparation with regard to our graduate program. Email these documents to 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.
Admission materials for the Fall semester (August) of each year are due in the Graduate School by April 1, but applications are accepted until all slots are filled.
Admission materials for the Spring (January) of each year are due in the Graduate School by November 1, but applications are accepted until all slots are filled.
Contact the Program Coordinator, Dr. Gerald Driskill, 569-8385 if you want to be considered for admission. The coordinator will arrange a phone or face to face visit to discuss your goals and the best timing for your application.