Doctoral Program

If you are interested in doctoral-level studies, you may apply to the Ph.D. program even if your highest educational credential is a bachelor's degree.

About the Doctoral Program

A master's degree is not required for admission into our doctoral program.

Doctoral Program Preparation

The Ph.D. program is designed for students with backgrounds in communication or a related field, notably, psychology, sociology, political science or the social aspects of computer science.

Requirements

The Ph.D. program is designed for students with backgrounds in communication or a related field such as psychology, sociology, political science or the social aspects of computer science.

Academic Advising

Academic advising is available to doctoral students through several resources: from their major professor and committee, as well as from the program's graduate adviser. Guidance on administrative procedures also can be obtained from the program's graduate coordinator.

Career Placements

All members of our 2015 class of graduating doctoral students have found employment.

How to Apply

Submit your application online to apply to the doctoral program.