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Doctorate Degrees in Journalism and Mass Communication in North America 2021

The PhD can vary depending on the institution and country in which it is awarded. Most scholars pursue a PhD because of strong motivation to contribute to the academic community as well as true curiosity about their chosen field of study.   Journalism is concerned with writing and communicating stories and current events and analyzing past events in order to help individuals better under… Read more

The PhD can vary depending on the institution and country in which it is awarded. Most scholars pursue a PhD because of strong motivation to contribute to the academic community as well as true curiosity about their chosen field of study. 

Journalism is concerned with writing and communicating stories and current events and analyzing past events in order to help individuals better understand the past, present, and the potential future world. Journalists work to gather the facts surrounding an event and then relay that information to their readers, viewers and subscribers.

Doctoral Program in Journalism and Mass Communication in North America

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Hamilton, Canada

The challenges we face today—social and environmental injustice, climate change, precarious work, surveillance, and a shrinking public sphere—are big, complex and multifaceted ... +

The challenges we face today—social and environmental injustice, climate change, precarious work, surveillance, and a shrinking public sphere—are big, complex and multifaceted. Among their many other dimensions, they are questions of communication and culture, which demand urgent engagement. The Ph.D. in Communication, New Media, and Cultural Studies (CNMCS) is for creative students who embrace complexity, love difficult questions, and hunger for intellectual, artistic, and pedagogical risk-taking driven towards positive social change. -
PhD
Full-time
4 years
English (Canada)
08 Sep 2021
Campus
 
Richardson, USA

The Ph.D. program in Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication (A.T.E.C.) is designed for those who wish to engage in deep scholarship or to develop artistic, cultural, or ... +

The Ph.D. program in Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication (A.T.E.C.) is designed for those who wish to engage in deep scholarship or to develop artistic, cultural, or commercial applications of digital technology and emerging media. With a diverse group of faculty and a curriculum that integrates scholarly study with creative practice, A.T.E.C. cultivates creative scholars, scholarly practitioners, and interdisciplinary researchers. -
PhD
Full-time
4 years
English
Aug 2021
Campus
 
College Park, USA

Ph.D. students at Merrill engage in cutting-edge scholarship with renowned faculty to research the many dimensions of journalism (data journalism, multimedia, social media, ge ... +

Ph.D. students at Merrill engage in cutting-edge scholarship with renowned faculty to research the many dimensions of journalism (data journalism, multimedia, social media, gender, and history, to name a few). Merrill doctoral students also tap a network of colleagues across the campus of the University of Maryland including those from information sciences, communication, political science, history, sociology, psychology, and public policy. -
PhD
Full-time
4 years
English
01 Sep 2022
28 Jan 2022
Campus
 

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Stockdale, USA

Our unique three-year Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) full-time low-residency program requires an average work commitment of 30 hours per week. Intensive dates and lengths will var ... +

Our unique three-year Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) full-time low-residency program requires an average work commitment of 30 hours per week. Intensive dates and lengths will vary between 2 and 14 days. You will study wherever you live and work conducting independent research with the support of individual advisory teams and peer critique -
PhD
Full-time
English
Sep 2021
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Houghton, USA

The shifting technological and media landscape of our globalized world constantly offers up new objects and fresh questions for examination. At Michigan Technological Universi ... +

The shifting technological and media landscape of our globalized world constantly offers up new objects and fresh questions for examination. At Michigan Technological University, we’re training a new breed of scholars who can work across disciplines to grapple with complex cultural realities. Heed the call. -
PhD
English
Sep 2021
 
Akron, USA

Audiology (Au.D) The University of Akron and Kent State University, in affiliation with the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, offers the Doctor of Audiology (AuD) degree through th ... +

Audiology (Au.D) The University of Akron and Kent State University, in affiliation with the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, offers the Doctor of Audiology (AuD) degree through the Northeast Ohio Au.D. Consortium (NOAC). NOAC merges the strong assets of two university programs that focus on the scientific and clinical bases of audiology with the Cleveland Clinic Section of Audiology to provide students with exposure to the breadth and depth of diagnostic and rehabilitative audiology. We are dedicated to providing World Class Education in Audiology. -
PhD
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Indiana, USA

Designed for both full- or part-time students, the program offers a mix of options that enables students to fully participate in the cohort model. The program is offered in a ... +

Designed for both full- or part-time students, the program offers a mix of options that enables students to fully participate in the cohort model. The program is offered in a weekend-based format with class meetings six times a semester. This includes a hybrid delivery model that merges online and face-to-face sessions. The program offers both full- and part-time options. This mix provides the supportive environment of a cohort model for all students while allowing a wider range of interactions with other students in the program. -
PhD
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Madison, USA

Our doctoral program in mass communication, jointly administered with the Department of Life Sciences Communication, is internationally recognized for our faculty and areas of ... +

Our doctoral program in mass communication, jointly administered with the Department of Life Sciences Communication, is internationally recognized for our faculty and areas of research. Applicants to the Joint Ph.D. in Mass Communications may apply to one or both departments, depending on your areas of research interest. -
PhD
English
Sep 2021
 
Columbia, USA

The University of Missouri was the first institution in the world to grant a doctorate in journalism. In journalism education and research, the School was awarded the first do ... +

The University of Missouri was the first institution in the world to grant a doctorate in journalism. In journalism education and research, the School was awarded the first doctor of philosophy degree in 1934. -
PhD
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Coral Gables, USA

Collaborate across content and creative areas, methodological orientations, and platforms of expression for engaged scholarship and immersive experience, globally and locally. ... +

Collaborate across content and creative areas, methodological orientations, and platforms of expression for engaged scholarship and immersive experience, globally and locally. The School of Communication's doctoral program at the University of Miami will prepare you for careers in higher education, non-profits, and business. -
PhD
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Minneapolis, USA

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) is a research degree that will prepare you for faculty positions in our core areas of rhetoric, writing studies, pedagogy, technical communica ... +

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) is a research degree that will prepare you for faculty positions in our core areas of rhetoric, writing studies, pedagogy, technical communication, technology, and culture. Our core coursework leads to seminars and courses in your concentration. -
PhD
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Bloomington, USA

The freedom to research your passions. Whether you want to dive more deeply into a current interest or branch out into fresh fields of inquiry, we’ll prepare you for a success ... +

The freedom to research your passions. Whether you want to dive more deeply into a current interest or branch out into fresh fields of inquiry, we’ll prepare you for a successful career in academia. Our Ph.D. in media arts and sciences program is one of the top research programs in media and communication, with one of the most productive graduate student research records in the world. -
PhD
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Santa Cruz, USA

The Ph.D. program in Film and Digital Media challenges the traditionally conceived borders between creative and critical practice. The program enables potential dialogue betwe ... +

The Ph.D. program in Film and Digital Media challenges the traditionally conceived borders between creative and critical practice. The program enables potential dialogue between creative practice and theoretical knowledge as related forms of intellectual work. -
PhD
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Philadelphia, USA

The Annenberg School for Communication is home to world-class faculty and students. It combines the intimacy of a selective graduate program with the dynamism, resources, and ... +

The Annenberg School for Communication is home to world-class faculty and students. It combines the intimacy of a selective graduate program with the dynamism, resources, and personnel of a major research institute embedded within one of the world’s top research universities. The School is also a crossroads for visiting scholars and practitioners, providing Annenberg students opportunities to interact formally and informally with exciting internationally respected talent. -
PhD
English
Sep 2021
 
Boulder, USA

The Ph.D. in Journalism Studies offered by the Department of Journalism is one of three separate and distinct tracks of the Media Research and Practice doctoral program within ... +

The Ph.D. in Journalism Studies offered by the Department of Journalism is one of three separate and distinct tracks of the Media Research and Practice doctoral program within the College of Media, Communication, and Information. -
PhD
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 

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