Doctoral Degree

About the Ph.D.

Learn about the seven academic concentrations of the Ph.D. degree program and gain important insights on curriculum, research opportunities, course load and finances as well as teaching assistantships.


Take the next step to applying for admission to the Ph.D. in Communication. View application requirements, browse frequently asked questions and consider tips for submitting a competitive application.

Ph.D. Community

Find out more about research, faculty and students that make up the Ph.D. community at USC Annenberg. Browse class profiles, current student bios and recent alumni placements.