Application Deadlines

  • Limited Space Available For Fall Semester  - Classes Start October 23rd
  • Priority Application Deadline for Spring Semester is October 15th - Classes Start January 15th 

5 Start Dates a Year

  • January, March, May, September, October

Eligibility

To be eligible for the Master's in Communication & Leadership Studies, you must have a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution.

Please note: Gonzaga must obtain authorization from each state in order to admit students into an online program. The list provided here outlines the current status for each state by program.

Application Tips

 

Application Requirements

Official Transcripts

Submit one official transcript from each college or university attended.

  • If your cumulative GPA falls below a 3.0 please include an explanation of GPA statement.
  • If you previously attended Gonzaga or are a current student, GU transcripts are ordered by your Admissions Counselor on your behalf.

Official transcripts can be mailed or emailed to:

Gonzaga University
Virtual Campus Admissions
502 E. Boone Avenue Spokane, WA 99258-0068
guonlineadmissions@gonzaga.edu

Letter of Recommendation

Provide a minimum of one professional recommender who can evaluate your leadership, interpersonal skills, critical thinking, judgment, professional practice and your ability and capacity to complete a graduate degree. A supervisor or past professor is a great choice for a recommender. Letters of recommendation are facilitated through the online application. Recommendations from family members are not accepted.

Statement of Purpose

Submit an essay that is well written, organized, and no longer than 1,000 words. It must also include the following:

  • Describe your interest in the Communication and Leadership Studies degree.
  • Assess your strengths.
  • Describes what you hope to gain from this graduate degree. 

Resume

  • Submit your resume of professional experience.

 

Questions?
Contact:

Kathryn Callaghan
Call or Text: (509) 313-6235 or (866) 380-5323
Email: callaghan@gonzaga.edu 

Information is subject to change.