Rhetoric, Writing, and Professional Communication

College of Arts & Sciences

Program Information

Degrees or Certificates Offered:


Delivery Method:

Campus (Face to Face)

Program Website:

GRE (or other entrance exam) Not Required!

Graduate Program Contact

Dr. Matt Cox

Mailing Address:
Department of English

(252) 328-4889

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester Spring Semester 1st Summer Session 2nd Summer Session 11-week Summer Session
Priority January 15th ** ** ** **
Graduate School May 15th * * * *

* Applications not considered for admission in this term

Application/Deadline Notes

Applications completed by Jan 15thwill receive priority consideration for funding. Applications completed by May 1 will be considered for 2ndround funding budget permitting.

**This program does not have a Priority Deadline for this term.

Additional Information

Application Materials Needed:
  • Completed application form
  • Application fee
  • Official transcripts for all colleges/universities attended
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation (at least two from academic references) and a completed recommendation form for each
  • Statement of Intent
  • Resume
  • Writing sample (should demonstrate writing and research abilities)
  • Earned Master’s degree required
  • International students must submit qualifying IELTS / TOEFL / DuoLingo scores and official foreign transcript evaluation with qualifying GPA.