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.

82%

New graduates in the last five years who have become assistant professors or postdoctoral fellows, with 61% 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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Calendar

Thursday
December 3
Spring Research Colloquium with Sue Robinson
Freedom Forum Conference Center
Tuesday
December 15
DEADLINE: Ph.D. in Media and Communication...
Online

Student and Faculty Research

Work Transformed: Oscar Guerra ’14 (Ph.D.) premieres “Love, Life & The Virus” on PBS’ Frontline
Research Publication Roundup: Summer 2020
UNC at the virtual AEJMC 2020 conference
UNC at the virtual ICA 2020 conference
Research Publication Roundup: April 2020
UNC Hussman Graduate Student Awards and Scholarships
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