Application Checklist

Steps to apply to the M.A. or Ph.D. Program


Checklist for application for admission


  • Complete the Texas Tech University Graduate School application available online at www.depts.ttu.edu/gradschool. Submit that application to the graduate school

  • Take the Graduate Record Exam and have your scores submitted to the Graduate School. Information on the GRE is available at www.gre.org

  • Have transcripts sent to the Graduate School.
    [Texas Tech students do not need to do this]

  • Complete the College of Media & Communication application available online at the College's web site at www.depts.ttu.edu/comc/graduate/graduate_application.htm
    [Please note this application is for admissions, scholarships, and/or assistantships]

  • Write a personal statement

  • Request letters of recommendation

  • Submit the College of Media & Communication application, the personal statement and the letters of recommendation to the College of Media & Communication.


Checklist for application for
scholarship and/or assistantship


  • Complete the College of Media & Communication application available online at the College's web site at www.depts.ttu.edu/comc/graduate/graduate_application.htm
    [Please note this application is for admissions, scholarships and/or assistantships]

  • Apply for work-study if you want to be considered for an assistantship. Application forms are available from the College of Media & Communication.

  • Complete the Free Application for Student Aid. See www.fina.ttu.edu