Master of Communication Informatics

A cross-disciplinary joint degree from USC Annenberg and the USC Viterbi School of Engineering that offers students the opportunity to innovate at the intersection of communication and engineering.

Communication Informatics

Graduates of the Master of Communication Informatics degree will be positioned as experts in the emerging field of data science for communication. In the course of their studies students will learn about theories and principles underlying human communication and their integration into communication technologies. They will also understand the technical underpinnings of emerging communication platforms, ranging from social media to enterprise collaboration platforms to virtual and augmented reality. They will have the capability to build these technologies and effectively manage teams to create effective communication frameworks for a variety of enterprise goals. Finally, they will master powerful techniques for analyzing large volumes of data generated by digital communication platforms using machine learning and artificial intelligence.

 

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Annenberg Professor Michael Cody and Viterbi Professor Cyrus Shahabi discuss the advantages to a joint degree that bridges disciplines and industries.