School of Communication and Media


Communication and Media Arts (BA)
Communication Studies (BA)
Communication Studies Minor
Public Relations (BA)

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If you are applying as a Freshman, what high school are you currently attending?

If you are applying as a transfer student, what college or university are you currently attending?

If you are applying as a transfer student, will you have achieved an Associate's Degree before entering MSU?

If you are a current MSU student wishing to change your Major or add a Communication Studies Minor, what is your current Major?

Intended Semester entry:

Please select your intended program from the list below. You can apply to only ONE program:

Please select a preferred information session date. Your application MUST be received two weeks before your selected date. If you are applying to the Minor in Communication Studies, you do NOT have to attend an information session.

(Incoming Freshman only) Enter your SAT Score (optional; as it would appear on your transcript, if available):

Enter your Cumulative GPA as it appears on your transcript (A MINIMUM OF 3.0 IS REQUIRED TO APPLY):

In approximately 200 words, identify and discuss a communication issue that especially intrigues you, and explain why it intrigues you.

In approximately 200 words, describe an experience you have had that relates to your intended major, clarifying the connection.

In approximately 200 words, identify and discuss at least one course description from the curriculum that you think would especially support your education objectives.

Optional: You may also submit a resume or list of significant activities. Email this as an attachment to at the same time you submit this application (In the subject heading of the email, type: "Resume for applicant [your name]")

Within two weeks, you will receive an admissions decision from the School of Communication & Media. If you are admitted into your intended program, you will receive additional information about the Information Session for which you registered. Please ensure that you check your e-mail frequently so that you receive notifications in time.