Master of Science in Management Communication (MS)

Program Highlights: 

  • A specialized course of study in management communication offered in conjunction with the Dr. Robert B. Pamplin, Jr. School of Business
  • Designed for individuals currently working or pursuing fields in personnel, human resources or organizational communication 
  • 36 hours of communication and business courses with a focus in either public relations/advertising or human resources
  • Reflects the important role that communication plays in organizing and developing personnel in organizations

For additional program specific information, visit the College of Arts and Sciences: Communication Studies.

Graduate School Application

Admission Requirements: 

  • Statement of Goals
  • Current Resume
  • Three Letters of Recommendation 
    • All completed recommendation forms and letters should either be emailed as a signed attachment to gradschl@up.edu or sent via mail to ATTN: Graduate School, 5000 N. Willamette Blvd., Portland, Oregon, 97203, directly by the reference  
  • Official Transcripts (from all previously attended academic institutions)
    • Must be submitted directly from the institution or in a sealed envelope given to the applicant directly from the academic institution
    • A bachelor's degree or its equivalent from an accredited college or university recognized by the University of Portland is required
      • International Applicants: All foreign degrees will be evaluated by International Student Services prior to an admissions decision  
    • International Applicants: Transcripts from foreign universities must follow the above guideline as well as be in English or be accompanied by an English translation certified as authentic 
  • Official test score (s)
    • GRE score (verbal score in the 60th percentile or higher)
    • International Applicants: an official score from either the TOEFL (minimum score of 100) or IELTS exam (minimum score of 7.5) is required 
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher (on a 4.0 scale)
  • International Applicants: Proof of financial support with be required to attend the University of Portland, but is not required for application review 

Application Timeline: 

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis until the following deadlines: 

  • Fall Semester: July 15
  • Spring Semester: December 9
  • Summer Semester: April 14

Program Contact: 

International Applicants: 

  • Please note the additional application requirements listed above in the "Admission Requirements" section
  • For additional information, please visit International Student Services

Contact

University of Portland
5000 N. Willamette Blvd.,
Portland, Oregon 97203-5798

503.943.8000

webmaster@up.edu