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2017 Admissions Application Registration

If you meet the admissions requirements for one or more B.A. in Advertising specializations you are eligible to complete the Temerlin Advertising Institute’s (TAI’s) admissions application.

The next application will take place in spring 2017. Additional details and registration information will be available on this page by December 2016.

The application consists of the following:

  1. A written essay that explores a current topic in Advertising
  2. A visual application(s) relevant to your specialization(s) of interest
  3. Personal statement
  4. Resume
  5. Current, unofficial SMU transcript

TAI will provide applicants with prompts for the written essay and visual application(s), as well as instructions for the personal statement, resume and unofficial transcript in early spring 2017.

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2017 Admissions Application Registration

B.A. in Advertising - Creative Specialization

B.A. in Advertising – Digital Media Strategy

B.A. in Advertising - Strategic Brand Management Specialization

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Minor in Graphic Design

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