Doctorate in Communication

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

Doctorate in Communication

Ph.D. candidates 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 Candidates

Yomna Elsayed is a PhD candidate at the Annenberg school for Communication and Journalism and a research assistant for the Media...

Yomna Elsayed

Stefanie Demetriades is graduate student at the Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism. Her current research interests...

Stefanie Demetriades

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

Briana Ellerbe

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

Nazli Senyuva

Xin is a Ph.D. Candidate at USC Annenberg School for Communication. Her research interests concentrate on rhetoric, environmental...

Xin Wang