Application for Admission Master of Arts in English Studies & Communication We welcome your application for admission to the Graduate School of Valparaiso University. The mission of the Graduate School is to serve the advanced learning, professional development, and personal enrichment needs of individuals regionally and nationally. The Graduate School admits students that demonstrate the ability and motivation to succeed in an academically challenging environment. This form is meant to be completed ONLINE ONLY. If you would like a hard copy, please choose the Requesting Information link and one will be sent to you. You may mail any required materials to: Office of the Graduate School Kretzmann Hall 116 1700 Chapel Drive Valparaiso, IN 46383-6493 USA You may contact us via: Telephone: (219) 464-5313 Toll Free: (800) 821-7685 Fax: (219) 464-5381 Email: Application Procedure Please us the Tab key to move through the application to enter data In order for your application to be considered for admission, all required information must be received by the Graduate Office including: Certified transcripts of a bachelor's degree Two letters of recommendation A reflective essay (unless you completed it on the online application) Application Fee: $30 for US Citizens GRADUATE APPLICATION I. Program of Concentration Please indicate area of concentration: Select Area of Concentration MA in English Studies & Communication SUPPLEMENTAL APPLICATION I. Academic Background A. What is your academic background in English? Undergraduate English major Undergraduate English minor Graduate coursework in English: list degree or number of credits Fewer than 15 credits (minor) in English B. If you have had fewer than 15 credits in graduate and/or undergraduate English, please list all coursework, grades, and credit hours in both English and related fields such as language, literature, writing, etc. Title Credits Grade Title Credits Grade Title Credits Grade Title Credits Grade Title Credits Grade Title Credits Grade C. If you do not meet the qualifications necessary for admission, what other reasons and/or work experiences should be considered?