Admission Requirements

All applicants must hold a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited 4-year college or university, preferably with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Application materials may be obtained from the Office of Admissions or online at Formal admission to the program is granted only after all admissions materials have been received and reviewed, and all standards have been met.

To apply to the M.A. in Publishing programs, the following must be completed:

  1. Application. Either in paper accompanied by a non-refundable $50 fee, or online where the fee will be waived;
  2. Request that all previous undergraduate (and graduate) institutions send official transcripts to Rosemont; 
  3. Request three letters of recommendation, preferably from those who can address your academic and/or professional competencies; 
  4. For applicants whose native language is not English, official copies of TOEFL scores are required; 
  5. Statement of purpose.
  6. Writing (a business letter or report, for example) and/or design sample
  7. Resume
Statement of Purpose: Please submit an essay (3-5 pages, typed, double-spaced) that
addresses: What brought you to this program? What are your educational purposes
in attending this program? Your professional goals?

Writing/Design Sample: A writing sample of at least 5-10 pages. For those pursuing design, submit a design sample.

All written documents (writing sample, statement of purpose, letters of recommendation) must be submitted as a Microsoft Word document to