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
Professional M.A. student Erin McGroarty was recently accepted to the NLGJA's CONNECT Scholar program. We caught up with Erin to hear more about her.
This year's AEJMC conference is August 3-5. SJMC graduate students and faculty will be presenting research and speaking on panels.
This week, graduate students and faculty from SJMC will be presenting their research at the International Communication Association‘s annual conference.