Doctorate in Communication

USC Annenberg offers an interdisciplinary PhD program in humanistic and behavioral approaches to communication.

Doctorate in Communication

PhD 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

joan miller is a doctoral candidate in Communication at the University of Southern California, Annenberg School for Communication...

joan miller

Meet Essence! She has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology-Honors with Summa Cume Laude distinction, and a Master of Art in General...

Essence Wilson

Mehitabel Glenhaber is interested in labor conflicts around new media technologies, co-creative mediums, and fan communities. Their...

Mehitabel Glenhaber

Pratik Nyaupane is a doctoral student at USC Annenberg, where he focuses on research broadly relating to technology, inequality, and...

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Pratik Nyaupane

Felix Bartos studies the intersection of the media sector and the political sphere from a comparative perspective, with a particular...

Felix Bartos