Thank you for your interest in the M.A. in Technical Communication Graduate Program.
All applicants must hold a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited university. A minimum of a 2.75 GPA on the last 60 undergraduate semester hours of letter-grade work earned at a four-year college or university before receipt of their Bachelor's (plus any previously completed graduate work) is required.
In addition, you must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA in 12 or more hours of undergraduate English courses or writing, editing, web design, and technical communication/professional writing courses. Other courses may be approved by the MATC Graduate Advisor.
The MATC program does not require taking the GRE.
Below you will find steps for the application process as directed by the the Graduate College.
To begin the application process for the MATC graduate program, you will need to first visit and complete the online Graduate College application at www.applytexas.org
Please note that the Texas Common Application will ask you for a minor or cognate, but you are NOT required to obtain a minor or cognate to complete our program. Although it will appear that you must designate a choice for minor/cogante, you may leave this section of your application blank.
In addition to the Texas Common Application, transcripts must also be sent to the Graduate College. Please note that the MATC program does NOT handle transcripts. More information about the Graduate College requirements, as well as other resources available to graduate students, can be found on the Graduate College website.
If you require help with the Graduate application process please click here for more information.
Within 24 hours from the time your Apply Texas application has arrived to the Graduate College office, you will receive an email explaining how to activate your NetID. You cannot upload your admission documents prior to receiving the email.
All admissions communications will be sent to the email address provided on the ApplyTexas application.
Documents can be uploaded through the Graduate Admission Document Upload (GADU) tool.
|Portfolios||should be uploaded through the Graduate Admission Document Upload (GADU) tool. For information on the MATC Portfolio requirements, please click here.|
|Application fee payments||can be submitted securely through our online portal, TouchNet, or mailed via check/money order to the address above. Please make payable to Texas State University. For more information on the application fee, see the Graduate College website.|
|Transcripts||should be mailed to the address above or securely sent electronically by your university. Scanned or faxed copies of transcripts will not be considered official.|
*International students, permanent residents, and naturalized citizens should review additional requirements here: http://www.gradcollege.txstate.edu/international.html.
It can take 4-6 weeks for a program to make a recommendation on your application after it has reached a complete status. A complete status indicates that all documents have been received in The Graduate College.
Please visit our website, under Step One, for any specific information regarding their decision timeline.