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Master of Arts in Strategic Communication and Public Relations: Admission Requirements

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Degree and Minimum GPABachelor of Arts or Science degree from an accredited four-year college or university
TranscriptsOfficial transcripts from previous educational institutions are required
Official GMAT/GRENo GMAT/GRE scores required
Additional Requirements
  • Résumé
  • Personal Statement
  • Two recommendation letters from academic or professional references

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International Students

At Sacred Heart University, we welcome students from all around the world. If you are an international student and are interested in enrolling in one of our programs, you are required to submit the items listed above, as well as the following:

Course EvaluationA course-by-course evaluation (and a translation, if applicable) from an acceptable transcript evaluation services agency, such as World Education Services.
TOEFL, IELTS or MELAB scoresIf English is not your native language, you need a minimum TOEFL score of 550 (PBT), 213 (CBT), or 70 (iBT). Or, a minimum IELTS score of 6.

If you are unable to provide proof of English language proficiency, Sacred Heart University can administer an online English proficiency test for you. Also, please note that international students on an F-1 student visa are not permitted to enroll in online programs.

For more information on application requirements for international students, request more information here or call us at 877-791-7181.

Transfer Credit

If you have taken courses in the past that are relevant to this program, you could be eligible to transfer up to nine of those credits.

To find out whether or not you are eligible, you can request more information here or call us at 877-791-7181.

When to Apply

Sacred Heart University has three start dates per year for the MA in Strategic Communication and Public Relations program. Apply now to ensure you’re enrolled for your intended start date. Once you submit your application requirements, you should hear back in 1–2 weeks.