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

Briana's research interests include children's media as a potential tool for education and social justice, racial representations in...

Briana Ellerbe

Hye Min Kim is a doctoral student at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. She earned her B.A. in Mass Communication...

Hye Min Kim

Hyun Tae (Calvin) Kim is a doctoral student at the University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism....

Hyun Tae Kim

For the better part of a decade, Ashley has been teaching primary care and mental health providers quality improvement and process...

Ashley Phelps

Deborah Neffa Creech earned her B.A. and M.A. from the University ofNorth Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill. She earned a B.A. (highest...

Deborah Neffa Creech