Program Contact

Narin Hassan, Ph.D.
Director of Graduate Studies, GMC
School of Literature, Media, and Communication
Georgia Institute of Technology
686 Cherry Street
Atlanta, GA 30332-0165

Phone: (404) 894-2730

Britta Kalin, Ph.D.
Director of Graduate Studies, GMC and ALIS
School of Modern Languages
Georgia Institute of Technology
613 Cherry Street
Atlanta, GA 30332-0165

Phone: (404) 894-7327

Application Deadlines

February 15

Admittance Terms



  • Master's, Global Media and Cultures

Standardized Tests

TOEFL Requirements

  • Institute Code: 5248
  • Department Code: 78
  • Minimum Score Required:
    • Paper-based: 600
    • Internet-based: 100, with minimum section scores of 19 gre requirements

GRE Requirements

  • GRE is not required for this program.

Application Requirements

  • 3.0 GPA in the language of focus
  • Sample of written academic work
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Resume
  • Statement of Purpose (3,000 characters)
  • Tentative Graduate project idea (2,000 characters)--details below under "Special Instructions"
  • 15-minute video interview

Special Instructions

The MS-GMC program requires the development of a final project which can be produced in a variety of forms (e.g. thesis, film production, web design, creative writing etc.) and incorporates advanced research and a methodological framework. We recognize project ideas will evolve over time but would like to hear from applicants about their ideas for graduate research. 

  • Please describe a 'tentative graduate degree project' that you would like to work on during your time in the graduate program. Feel free to mention which LMC and ML faculty members you would like to work with in case you are already familiar with their research.
  • Please outline your interests and describe what you find intriguing about a particular topic and what aspects you would like to explore.
  • You can also describe what research methodology or research approach you would like to use when working on your tentative project if you have heard of or are already familiar with different academic theoretical angles and research literature. 
  • You can change the 'tentative graduate degree project' once you have been admitted to the program and you have selected a topic and an advisor for your project. 


The Office of Graduate Education has prepared application instructions to help you navigate through the admissions process. View the instructions to begin your graduate education.