- a bachelor's degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA from a regionally accredited college or university or a 2.8 GPA and a portfolio indicating high potential
- potential for success in the program documented by a portfolio and evidenced by either a strong undergraduate background in professional writing, graphic design or digital media or substantial professional experience
Applicants who do not meet all of these qualifications may, with the approval of the program's admission committee, be accepted if there is space available. Additional criteria may apply; see the UB Graduate Catalog for further information.
fall semester admission: July 1
spring semester admission: rolling
summer session admission: April 1
Applications received after the deadline dates will be considered depending on availability of space, strength of your credentials and sufficiency of time for processing.
Online application. Complete and submit the online application and pay the $30 application fee. (To pay in-state tuition, you must submit the Maryland In-State Residency form).
Official transcript(s). Request that an official transcript of all prior college or university work (including graduate courses, if applicable) be sent directly from each institution attended; electronic transcripts are encouraged.
Statement of personal interest. Submit a statement of personal interest in the program of study.
Resume. Submit your resume.
Portfolio. Submit a portfolio with at least one writing sample. Include a copy of your statement of personal interest (step 3) with your portfolio.
* Email your electronic portfolio or email a link to your online portfolio to the academic program coordinator, Elizabeth Totten.
* Mail your hard-copy portfolio to Elizabeth Totten, University of Baltimore, Klein Family School of Communications Design, 1420 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21201.
Interview. Schedule an interview with the program director by contacting Elizabeth Totten.
Send all materials, unless otherwise noted, to the University of Baltimore Office of Graduate Admission, 1420 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21201.
For more information about graduate admission, please contact the Office of Graduate and International Admission and Enrollment at firstname.lastname@example.org or 410.837.6565.