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Communication Studies  Doctoral

Overview

What is Communication Studies at WVU like?

Description

The PhD program in Communication Studies is intended to qualify the student to teach and conduct research in instructional communication, interpersonal communication or organizational communication at the university level.

Students who are accepted will be awarded an assistantship for the first year, which is renewable for the second and third years of the program.

Application Deadlines

Each graduate program sets their own terms of admission and application deadlines. Applicants can only apply for admission for the terms displayed below. Any questions regarding the application deadline should be directed to the graduate program representative.

Fall: January 15
Spring: October 15

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Requirements

What are the requirements to apply for Communication Studies at WVU?

University Requirements

To be eligible for admission into a graduate program at WVU an applicant must submit official, bachelors degree transcripts from a regionally accredited institution and hold a GPA of at least 2.75.

WVU operates decentralized admissions. Decentralized admissions allows each graduate program to set its own application requirements in addition to the University requirements.

Program Requirements

To be eligible for admission into the Communication Studies graduate program an applicant must submit the following documentation:

  • Letters of Recommendation - Three
  • Résumé /CV
  • Statement of Purpose
  • GRE
  • Masters Degree Required

Additional application considerations:

  • Sample of scholarly work, supporting materials (awards, conference papers, articles, evaluations, etc.)

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