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

Soledad Altrudi

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

Suk Young (Christina) Choi

Do Own (Donna) Kim is a doctoral student at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, University of Southern California,...

Do Own (Donna) Kim

Yusi Xu received her B.A. with honours (honoured graduate of Peking University, 2013 and honoured graduate of Beijing, 2013) in...

Yusi Xu

Andrea's interests lie in the intersection of Information Communication Technologies for Development, Science and Technology Studies and...

Andrea Alarcon