Research and Teaching Strengths
- Civic and political communication
- International & inter-cultural communication
- Information technologies
- Health, environmental and science communication
- History of communication
- Law and ethics of media
- Social networking and digital media
- Journalism studies
- Processes and effects of mediated communication
Explore our Graduate Programs
MASS COMMUNICATIONS Ph.D.
The Ph.D. degree in Mass Communications provides future academics and professionals with rigorous training in theory and research with highly individualized programs that students develop in consultation with their advisors.
The Research M.A. focuses on developing tools in mass communication research and typically leads to enrollment in a doctoral program.
The professional M.A. typically leads to careers in news and information production.
Graduate Program News
From August 4-7, 2021, the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) will hold its 104th annual conference.
Curb magazine was a finalist for Best Student Magazine and won Best Affiliated Website in SPJ's 2020 national Mark of Excellence awards.
This week, graduate students and faculty from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication will be presenting their research at the International Communication Association's annual conference, which is being presented virtually from May 27-31.