The professional statement is an opportunity for you to describe your educational background, relevant experience, career goals, and purpose for graduate study in the field of communication. It is also very important to us that there is a good fit between what we do in our program and what your goals are. Therefore, we also would like you to describe your scholarly interests and with which CST Graduate Faculty you are most interested in studying. If you would like to be considered for a teaching assistantship, please also explain what prepares you to teach and why you would like the opportunity to teach at the college level. Finally, please keep in mind that this statement also helps the Graduate Admissions committee assess your readiness for graduate work and your writing skills.
The following questions are possible examples of information that could be addressed: