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

Rebecca Johnson graduated from the USC Annenberg School in May 2011 with a B.A. in Communication (Entertainment and Society) and a minor...

Rebecca (Becca) Johnson

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

Kristen Steves

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

Andrea Alarcon

Calvin Liu is a communications scholar with a BS and MS in Information and Computer Science from the University of California, Irvine (...

Calvin Liu

In her doctoral studies, Amber Lynn Scott (Daniel) specializes in organizational communication and high reliability organizations (HROs...

Amber Lynn Scott (Daniel)