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

Yiqi (Iona) Li received her B.A. in Journalism from Shanghai International Studies University, and her M.S. degree in communication from...

Yiqi (Iona) Li

Originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina, Soledad earned her B.A. in International Relations at the University of Belgrano in Buenos...

Soledad Altrudi

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

Courtney Cox

Yue received her BA in English and French at Sun Yat-sen University in China, and finished her MA with distinction in Media and Cultural...

Yue Yang

Christiana moved from a small town in southern West Virginia to California to obtain a bachelor’s degree from Pacific Union College....

Christiana Robbins