Admission Requirements | Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA

Chatham University

Master of Arts in Communication (MA) Admission Requirements

Recommended application deadline for FALL entry: July 1
Recommended application deadline for SPRING entry: November 1
Note: applications will continue to be accepted and considered for admission as long as seats remain in the class

  • Have a completed baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, with an overall undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale. (Probationary admission may be granted for applicants with a GPA of less than a 3.0 who show extreme promise through their other achievements.)
  • Completed application for admission, including:
    • Online application
    • One to two page admissions essay explaining why you want to pursue a master's degree in communication and identifying your intended concentration (strategic, environmental, or health communication)
    • Curriculum vita or resume
    • Two letters of recommendation
    • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended

Chatham University
Office of Graduate Admission
Woodland Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Fax:  (412) 365-1609
Email: graduate@chatham.edu

Integrated Degree Program

Chatham University undergraduates applying through the Integrated Degree Program (IDP) must complete all requirements outlined on their respective admission or track tab on the IDP Portal Site. All IDP applicants should work closely with their academic advisor to ensure they are meeting all requirements according to their IDP course of study.