Ph.D. in Media and Communication

Our doctoral program in Chapel Hill prepares students to lead in the academy and industry.


 

 

Numbers of Distinction

9

AEJMC Nafziger-White-Salwen Dissertation Awards since 1984:
No other program comes close.

80%

New graduates in the last five years who have become assistant professors or postdoctoral fellows, with 65% of those assistant professors at Carnegie R1 institutions

$160,000+

Value, over three years, of a Park Fellowship

$1 million

One-year expenditures for externally sponsored research

 

 

Why Carolina?

 
  • Get access to world-class resources on campus and a worldwide network of more than 16,000 UNC Hussman alumni.
  • Chapel Hill and the Research Triangle region are home to college-town charm, abundant culture and high-tech industry.
 

Learn about the Hussman School

 

Our vibrant and collaborative interdisciplinary research culture creates new knowledge, advances scholarship and helps reinvent media.

 

Explore our research

 
 

The Roy H. Park Fellowships are among the most generous among media and journalism programs nationwide, providing top UNC Hussman doctoral applicants the financial support necessary for the students to focus on their academic and professional development.

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Student and Faculty Research

Research Publication Roundup: October 2019
Research Publication Roundup: Summer 2019
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