Doctorate in Communication

USC Annenberg offers an interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in humanistic and behavioral approaches to communication.

Doctorate in Communication

Ph.D. candidates at USC Annenberg are at the scholarly forefront of the communication revolution. Graduates are prepared for careers in academia as well as in other endeavors that benefit from research skills and expansive knowledge of communications processes, institutions and impact on society.

Our graduates excel as university instructors, conducting original research and scholarship that advances knowledge in the field and contributes to the success of public and private sector enterprises ranging from media and entertainment industries to governmental and non-governmental organizations.

Meet Some of Our Doctoral Candidates

joan miller is a self-proclaimed geek and a Michigan native. She received her BA in Theatre Arts from Kalamazoo College in 2009 where...

joan miller

Andrea’s research focuses on intercultural communication and the negotiation of difference in changing communities. She explores how...

Andrea Wenzel

Xin graduated with honors from the Department of Russian Language and Literature at Peking University (PKU). During the senior year, she...

Xin Wang

My name is Courtney M. Cox - I'm currently a doctoral student at the University of Southern California (Annenberg) fascinated with the...

Courtney Cox

Renyi Hong is a Ph.D. Candidate in Communication at the Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism at the University of...

Renyi Hong