Communication Studies

How to Apply

CBS Evening News anchor Scott Pelley visited the Clemson University campus in September 2011. Left to right: Dr. Joe Mazer, Associate Department Chair, Elizabeth Muckensturm, Scott Pelley, Colleen Dungey, Sarah Arbogast, and Dr. Karyn Jones, Department Chair. Elizabeth, Colleen, and Sarah are graduate students in the department's MA program in Communication, Technology and Society.

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Priority consideration for fall admission and assistantship funding requires applying by February 1. Spring enrollment is ONLY for part-time students without funding support. Priority consideration for spring admission requires applying by September 1. Students entering in spring may be eligible to apply for full-time enrollment and financial support the following fall.

Applications are considered holistically, but invited students typically have: 

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university 
  • GPA of 3.0-4.0
  • Competitive GRE scores on verbal/quantitative/writing tests. See scores for previously admitted students here.
  • TOEFL score of 79-80 on internet-based test for non-native English speakers. Non-native speakers can be given a conditional acceptance. TOEFL scores are not required if you have a degree from an English-speaking institution.
  • Strong writing skills demonstrated through a writing sample, personal statement, and curriculum vitae/resume 
  • Focused reasons for pursuing this specific master’s degree explained in a statement of purpose

To apply: Read the instructions and complete the Online Application for graduate admission.

For more information about the program, please see the links at the left or email Dr. Travers Scott, Director of Graduate Studies, with “MACTS” in the subject heading.


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