Department of Political Science

Security Studies Graduate Programs Application Process

Whether you are applying for the Graduate Certificate or the Masters Degree in Security studies, the admissions process is very similar. Everything goes through the application process from ECU's Graduate School.

To be admitted to the Graduate Programs, you must:

Complete the online application from the Graduate School through the Apply Online interface
Have an undergraduate gpa of 2.75 out of 4 in all undergraduate work or a gpa of 3.0 out of 4 in the work taken during the senior year
Submit 3 letters of recommendation
Submit statement of purpose*
Have a satisfactory score on the GRE (MSSS applicants only)

If you have already been admitted to a graduate program on campus and would like to do the Security Studies Certificate, please go to http://www.ecu.edu/cs-acad/gradschool/academicpolicies.cfm and complete the "Request to Add a Certificate while currently enrolled in a Degree Program" form.

*About the Statement of Purpose: Please type (single space) a personal narrative addressing your academic and professional goals and why you are seeking instruction in your chosen graduate program. The narrative should include a description of your expectations of the program, as well as any related qualifications that you possess, including talents, skills, collegiate and professional accomplishments, community activities, and any other substantial personal achievements. This is an opportunity for you to demonstrate your writing skills.

SECURITY STUDIES LINKS
Application Process
Master of Science in Security Studies
MS in Security Studies FAQs
Graduate Certificate in Security Studies
Security Studies Undergraduate Minor
Security Studies Committee and Faculty


Dept. of Political Science, Brewster A-124, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858-4353
Phone (252) 328-6189
Fax (252) 328-4134