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

Yue Yang studied at Sun Yat-sen University in China, Universite Jean Moulin Lyon 3 in France and Loughborough Univeristy (with...

Yue Yang

Nazli Senyuva is a PhD candidate in health communication with a focus on maternal and child health. Her specific interest is in...

Nazli Senyuva

Paulina is a PhD Student in Communication at USC. She identifies in buildings and in urban places a source of memoirs and nostalgia....

Paulina Lanz

Komathi Ale is a doctoral candidate who received both her B.A. and M.A. degrees in Communication Studies from the Nanyang Technological...

Komathi Ale

Olivia González graduated summa cum laude from the University of San Diego with an honors B.A. in Communication Studies. Her honors...

Olivia Gonzalez