Master's Forms and Resources

Forms and additional information about the graduate programs in the Department of Communication are below. For any information not listed here, please contact the Graduate Advisor, Dr. Cleo Moody at

Application & Graduate Assistantship application materials:

*Please note that most GTA positions are reserved for PhD students. We do have specialized positions in television production and coaching for the speech/debate teams that are sometimes available for MA applicants. Please check with the Director of Graduate Studies about those positions.

MA Funding and Scholarship opportunities

COM Department Scholarships:

  • Loepp Family Endowed Scholarship
  • Winifred Clephane Endowed Graduate Scholarship in Communication (Information available in ScholarshipUniverse ( when the scholarship application period is open)

Documents used throughout the program:

Plan of Work Forms:

*Media Arts & Studies students should consult with a Media Arts and Studies faculty advisor when developing their plan of work. For all other students, please work with Dr. Cleo Moody on your plan of work.

MA Essay/Creative Project* or Thesis Information and Forms:

*Media Arts & Studies students inserted in a Creative Project should consult with a Media Arts and Studies faculty advisor before beginning.

Coursework Requirement Checklists

Note: Checksheets are current as of March 2022. Please check the Graduate Bulletin and Degree Works to ensure that yu have the most recent version of the MA curriculum.

Graduate Certificates:

Graduate Advising:

cleomoody advisor

Email to schedule an appointment.

Graduate Advising Location:

555 Manoogian Hall (5th floor)
906 W. Warren Ave., Detroit, MI 48201
Detroit, MI 48201

Office location map.