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The personal statement serves as an opportunity to convey your individual qualities and experiences beyond the confines of the standard application form. When written effectively, a personal statement can provide the Admissions committee with valuable insight to your qualifications as an applicant.

In approximately 500-1000 words, describe your professional goals and how a graduate degree from The University of Tampa will help you accomplish those goals. In turn, you may also want to emphasize what you can contribute to the graduate program.

In addition:

  • MAT applicants should address why they seek a teaching career;
  • Med applicants should address why they seek a graduate level degree.