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College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Do I need a bachelor’s degree in English or Communications to apply?
No. We accept students from different fields including, psychology, biology, pre-med, and computer sciences, just to name a few.

Can I earn a degree while I work?
Yes. We offer night, online, hybrid, and summer classes to accommodate your schedule. You can apply as either part-time (6-hours) or full-time (9 hours).

When are face-to- face classes held?
All graduate face-to- face classes are held either Monday, Wednesday, or Thursday from 5:30 pm to 8:15 pm.

How long will it take me to complete the program?
The length of the program depends on how many hours students take each semester. For a full-time student the time to complete is approximately two years (four semesters). For a part-time student the time to complete is approximately three years if taking summer classes.

What are the basic admission requirements?
You will need to submit:

  • A competed Apply Texas application form
  • A Current Resume
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Official transcripts from all degree-granting institutions
  • GRE scores for those with a GPA lower than 3.0

Do I need to take the GRE?
You only need to take the GRE if your undergraduate GPA is lower than 3.0.

Where should I look for a job or internship for technical
communication?
You may contact the MSTC Degree Director at agbokag@uhd.edu to get on the mailing list. You may also register at the Career Development Center for job and internship posting, visit https://www.uhd.edu/student-resources/career/Pages/career-index.aspx.

When Should I start working on the graduate portfolio?
You should start working on the graduate portfolio as soon as possible. Make sure you keep a copy of all your graduate work from each course.

Who can I contact for more information?
You may contact the MSTC Degree Director for more information.

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Last updated 6/27/2018 9:55 AM