Mass Communications Ph.D.

Our fully-funded, interdisciplinary doctoral program will prepare you for a rewarding career researching and teaching communications.

In Newhouse’s Ph.D. program, you will find a stimulating intellectual environment where you may explore and specialize in a variety of topics, including media ethics and diversity; media sociology; new media; political communication; popular television; public relations; or social effects.

The doctoral program is designed to be completed in three years, with two years of coursework followed by qualifying exams and the dissertation.