Media & Communication
Graduate Program Application

Student Application for Admission, Assistantship and/or Scholarship

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Application Type

  1. Required

  2. If applying to M.A. program, please select the track you are interested in pursuing
Personal Information
Permanent Contact Information
  1.   (+1-806-555-1212)
Current Contact Information
  1.   (+1-806-555-1212)
Degree & GRE Information
  1. GRE Scores

    GRE scores are not required if your undergraduate GPA is 3.0 or higher; if you plan to take the GRE but have not taken it yet or you have not received your scores, you can leave the fields blank.

Short Responses & Sample Work
    Professional Experience

    Please describe your professional experiences in Media & Communication. Include employers, tasks performed and dates of employment.

  1. Career Goals

    What are your career goals?

  2. Written Personal Statement

    Our graduate students show a great deal of concern for their written work and take pride in showing thought and attention to good writing and editing. Please provide a statement of no fewer than 250 words and no more than 500 words. This statement should illustrate your writing ability by discussing your reasons for pursuing graduate work in Media & Communication and any additional information you believe will help the Admissions Committee in the selection process. Also, please provide a sample of your prior professional or academic work in Media & Communication. The Admissions Committee will review this essay carefully, along with other application materials.

  3. Sample Work

    If you would like to submit samples of your work, please attach them below:

Recommendation Submissions
    Please provide the name and email address of up to three people who will submit a recommendation form on your behalf. The recommendation form they will need to submit can be located at

Acknowledgement & Agreement
  1. By submitting your application, you are also agreeing to each of the following statements:
    • I have completed the general Texas Tech University Graduate School application available at
    • I will have my references submit the recommendation form at Steps for sending recommendation requests will appear on the next page once application has been submitted.
    • I have submitted to the Graduate School (not College of Media & Communication) all transcripts from any college or university I attended even if I did not receive a degree from that institution.
  2. By signing below, I certify that all information provided is accurate and that all responses will be used in determining my acceptance into the Graduate Program of the College of Media & Communication.

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Attention: Only completed applications will be considered. This includes this form, your personal essay, GRE test scores, the completed Graduate School application, official transcripts if you did not graduate from Texas Tech and two letters of recommendation. In order to be considered for assistantships or scholarships, application packets must be received three months before intended enrollment.