Admission Requirements

The online Digital Media Communication Graduate Certificate Program is open to eligible students in the U.S. (including the District of Columbia and all U.S. territories). The program also is open to students in Canada (all provinces). The program is closed to students residing in countries other than the U.S. and Canada except for U.S. military and State Department personnel and their family members with APO/FPO addresses.

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum requirements:

  • Hold a bachelor degree with a major from an accredited college or university with a minimum grade point average of 2.7.
  • Submit a one-page statement of intent, a written statement of your reasons for entering the program, including specific areas of interest and professional goals that you hope the certificate will help you achieve. Submit statement as part of the online application process.
  • International applicants should have a TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of at least 550 (paper), 213 (computer), or 70 (IBT), or provide equivalent evidence of language proficiency.
  • The GRE (Graduate Record Examination) is not required.