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Graduate School

Journalism and Mass Communications Ph.D.


  • Major: Journalism and Mass Communications
  • Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
  • School/College: Information and Communications

Program Website

See the program curriculum and learn about admission. 



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Fall Application Deadline: January 15
Spring Application Deadline: October 15

Required Documents

  • Official Academic Transcripts (from all previously attended colleges)
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation (including at least two from academic references)
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume
  • Writing Sample(s)
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS scores (for applicants without a degree from an English-speaking institution)

Applications Accepted for These Semesters...

  • Fall Semester
  • Spring Semester


A Note from the Program

If you’re looking for a career in teaching and research at the highest levels, or research and management with mass media companies, consider our Ph.D. program. Our program is small and selective, giving students substantial flexibility to tailor their coursework and area of study to their particular career goals.

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.