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

Clare O'Connor holds a BA in Environmental Studies and an MA in Communication and Culture from York University (Toronto). Her research...

Clare O'Connor

Kristen Steves received her B.S. with honors in Communication with a minor in Education from Cornell University. Her undergraduate...

Kristen Steves

Suk Young (Christina) Choi is a doctoral student at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, University of Southern...

Suk Young (Christina) Choi

Sarah Hoan's research interests lie in the field of Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) and Society, with a focus on...

Sarah Hoan Nguyen

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

Soledad Altrudi