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The PhD in Communications Media and Instructional Technology is designed to address the three core areas of the discipline:

  • Theory and Culture
  • Production
  • Research

Group of Communications Media and Instructional Technology studentsUnlike many doctoral programs in the field that have minimal production components, the IUP program considers the production of media to be a critical a part of the program and incorporates it as an integral part of the program. The department has the faculty and facilities to support all three core areas effectively.

Course Descriptions

Find out what to expect from your doctoral coursework


Students will be required to develop a planned program of study in consultation with their adviser and the doctoral co-coordinators

Degree Requirements

The doctoral program requires a minimum of 60 credit hours beyond the master’s: 48 credits of classes and 12 credits of dissertation work.

  • Department of Communications Media
  • Stouffer Hall, Room 121
    1175 Maple Street
    Indiana, PA 15705-1058
  • Phone: 724-357-2492
  • Fax: 724-357-5503
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.