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44 PhD Programs in Journalism and Mass Communication

A PhD is an advanced degree to follow undergraduate or graduate coursework, and is typically the highest level of education a student can achieve. PhD programs usually require significant and original research in a field of study, as well as the completion of a dissertation or thesis. What is a PhD in Journalism and Mass Communication? A PhD in Journalism and Mass Communication is an advanced degr… Read more

A PhD is an advanced degree to follow undergraduate or graduate coursework, and is typically the highest level of education a student can achieve. PhD programs usually require significant and original research in a field of study, as well as the completion of a dissertation or thesis.

What is a PhD in Journalism and Mass Communication? A PhD in Journalism and Mass Communication is an advanced degree in the field of communications. Many programs require professional journalism or media experience in addition to undergraduate and graduate degrees in communications or a related field. Courses can include topics like mass communication theory, foundations in mass communication research, and mass communication research methodology.

A PhD in Journalism and Mass Communication provides graduates with a number of skills valuable to future employers including strong written and verbal communications skills. Additionally, information-gathering abilities and critical-thinking skills are useful in a variety of professions and in one’s daily life.

The total cost of obtaining a PhD can vary. Factors that influence costs include location of the school, length of study, and the type of program. Researching programs costs before applying can help assure prospective students of a good fit.

A PhD in Journalism and Mass Communication prepares graduates for a career in mass communication and journalism education, but is also useful in a variety of related fields. Graduates may be a good fit for positions like communications director, press secretary, public affairs officer, media relations officer, advertising executive, or for research positions. Additional skills allow graduates to work in a variety of professions in the public, nonprofit, and private sectors. 

PhD programs are available full-time and part-time, and many programs include the option to take courses online in addition to in-person. Programs are available around the world. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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University of New York in Prague (UNYP)
Prague, Czech Republic

A Ph.D. by research is similar to a conventional Ph.D. but recognizes research work carried out by entrepreneurial companies and academic organizations that lead to novel and ... +

A Ph.D. by research is similar to a conventional Ph.D. but recognizes research work carried out by entrepreneurial companies and academic organizations that lead to novel and publishable results. A UNYP Ph.D. by research usually requires a minimum of three years, during which time there should be three publications, in literature approved by the University of Bolton. These publications should be in relation to the student's thesis and area of expertise and should develop the student’s knowledge of the subject. The award of this Ph.D. is based purely on these three published works and as such rewards on-going activities rather than additional work. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Universidade Santiago de Compostela
Santiago de Compostela, Spain

The Doctorate in Contemporary Communication and Information offers university training with a high level of specialization to meet the academic and scientific needs derived fr ... +

The Doctorate in Contemporary Communication and Information offers university training with a high level of specialization to meet the academic and scientific needs derived from the different lines of research related to Journalism and Audiovisual Communication. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
Spanish, Gallegan
Campus
 
CATOLICA - Faculty of Human Sciences
Lisbon, Portugal

Questions around communication, its relationships with the social, political, cultural, and economic spheres, have acquired crucial importance in recent decades and driving a ... +

Questions around communication, its relationships with the social, political, cultural, and economic spheres, have acquired crucial importance in recent decades and driving a highly significant expansion in the interest and relevance of research undertaken in the field of the Communication Sciences. In parallel, changes in interpersonal, intergroup, and public communications practices, which have come to impact on contemporary societies, have driven the still greater relevance of educating and training highly qualified specialists able to develop fundamental and applied research projects correspondingly able to reply to the different communications challenges prevailing and expanding our knowledge about communication across its most diverse and different facets. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 

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McMaster University Faculty of Humanities
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)
Campus
 
European College for Liberal Studies
Barcelona, Spain +8 More

Upon successful completion of the study program students receive an international private Doctor of Philosophy in Management (Ph.D.) in Communication Studies degree awarded by ... +

Upon successful completion of the study program students receive an international private Doctor of Philosophy in Management (Ph.D.) in Communication Studies degree awarded by the school's headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland, based on the recommendation of the faculty of the local campuses where credits were earned. -
PhD
Full-time
2 years
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca
Lucca, Italy

The objective of the PhD program in “Management of Digital Transformation” (MDT) is to train a new executive class to respond to the management needs of digital transition pro ... +

The objective of the PhD program in “Management of Digital Transformation” (MDT) is to train a new executive class to respond to the management needs of digital transition processes. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
The University of Texas at Dallas
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 2023
Campus
 
Sunway University
Shah Alam, Malaysia

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Creative Arts and Media is a program that provides students an opportunity to carry out research and contribute new understanding and insig ... +

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Creative Arts and Media is a program that provides students an opportunity to carry out research and contribute new understanding and insight into the discipline. By carrying out independent scholarly work within a specialist area of the creative arts and media, graduates will contribute to the advancement of their discipline. This list is not exhaustive, topics may combine, overlap, be interdisciplinary, and combine theory with practice. Potential candidates should contact the Programme Leader to discuss prospective research topics of interest in the area of creative arts and media. Acceptance of the Ph.D. proposal is subject to a panel review, interview session, and the supervisor’s approval. -
PhD
Full-time
3 - 6 years
English
Campus
 
Selinus University of Science and Literature
London, United Kingdom +1 More

This study programme serves to explore, through the realization of the research thesis, the use of advertising, integrated marketing communications and new media in local, reg ... +

This study programme serves to explore, through the realization of the research thesis, the use of advertising, integrated marketing communications and new media in local, regional, national and global markets. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
English, Italian
Online