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Get a PhD in Communication

The Doctor of Philosophy program in Communication offers an interdisciplinary curriculum designed around the intersections of media, technology, and democracy. It combines humanistic and social scientific approaches to the study of communication to analyze the complex interactions among various players – including news media, entertainment media, digital communications, nonprofit organizations, government, and business. The accelerated design of the program offers an 11-month mentoring and learning environment, enabling students to complete their degrees in three years.

Who Should Apply?

  • Those interested in tenure track, faculty positions in academe
  • Individuals seeking careers at prestigious institutions in government, industry, and/or the nonprofit community

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