Doctorate in Communication

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

Doctorate in Communication

Ph.D. students 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 Students

Originally from Baltimore, Maryland, Anna Loup focused her undergraduate research on cooperative development, ICT, and gender. Her...

Anna Loup

 

In 2005, Amy received a B.A. in Communication and Psychology from USC and immediately began work as a project manager at...

Amy Granados

Francesca Marie Smith is a doctoral candidate (ABD) at USC Annenberg whose work bridges academia and industry, seeking a balance of...

Francesca Marie Smith

Joan Joda-Miller is a 3rd year doctoral student in Annenberg and a transmedia artist with a broadly interdisciplinary approach to the...

Joan Joda-Miller

Lik Sam is interested in the transformation of intimacy in the network society. His current research addresses dating app culture in...

Lik Sam Chan