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Speech Communication

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

    Fall 2014
  • 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.
  • Updated 3.11.2014