Choosing SJMC for Graduate Studies

We are delighted that you are considering our top ranked graduate program. We invite you to visit the links below to learn more about us and what our program offers.


UW Madison was named a top five university for communication and media studies world-wide by QS World University Rankings in 2017.

In the most recent National Research Council rankings, the UW doctorate in mass communication was first in the nation among public universities.

Read more about our faculty and their research interest areas.

Find out about our current graduate students and their ongoing research activities.

87% of our graduates are placed in university positions, with 47% placed in top-tier research institutions. Read about our recent graduate placements.

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Madison AerialMadison is a wonderful place to live and work and is consistently ranked among the top cities in the country for education, safety, health care, good food and a wide variety of things to do.



The Dane County Farmers’ Market is Yang_Phil_Farm_Mkt06_10112the largest producers-only farmers’ market in the US.




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