Transcripts - Official transcripts from EACH College and/or University you have attended. Must be in a sealed envelope from the
institution or sent electronically from the institution directly to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grade Point Average (GPA) - The program minimum is 2.75 for all undergraduate courses from the degree granting
institution, be we expect the incoming class will average above 3.0. The minimum
GPA for Graduate Assistantships eligibility is 3.0.
Letter of Application (Can be uploaded into the online application) - Should be in the form of a narrative
which describes your educational and/or professional background, your future goals,
and how admission into the American Studies M.A. program at Kennesaw State University
will help you accomplish these goals. The letter should be specific to the program
and should be 3-5 double-spaced pages in length.
Writing Sample (Can be uploaded into the online application) - The writing sample should demonstrate
the writing skills you have developed as a student and/or professional. The sample
should be relevant to the field of American Studies broadly defined, and it should
be refined and revised to fit within 5-7 double-spaced pages. This can be a paper
you submitted for a previous class, however, it should be consistent with the program
content and student goals.
Resume (Optional) (Can be uploaded into the online application) - Not to exceed 6 pages
Two (2) Letters of Recommendation (Can be sent electronically through the online application) - At least one letter
should be a faculty member at the last school you attended (unless you have been out
of school for more than five years). Substitutions for faculty recommendations may
include work associates or others who can comment on your academic potential for graduate
*Effective Fall 2020, the GRE will no longer be required for admission into the American
Studies M.A. program.
APPLICATION AND DOCUMENT DEADLINES
This program accepts applications in Fall, Spring and Summer; the deadlines are: