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

Azeb Madebo earned her B.A. in Communication and minored in Anthropology and African Diaspora Studies at the University of Washington,...

Azeb Madebo

Leila Bighash's research focuses on knowledge-sharing, organizing, and the development of information goods in different contexts,...

Leila Bighash

Michelle C Forelle is a doctoral candidate in communication at the Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism at USC. Born in...

Michelle Forelle

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

Hye Min Kim earned her B.A. in Mass Communication from Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea. During her undergraduate years, she...

Hye Min Kim