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Ph.D. in Communications Media and Instructional Technology classroomThe Ph.D. in Communications Media and Instructional Technology is designed to prepare professionals with a thorough grounding in the theoretical, cultural, and educational foundations of the discipline.

This will make our graduates ideally qualified for careers in higher education (university, college, and community college), media, government, K–12 education, business, and industry.


Importance of the Program
Today’s changing media world requires more media professionals with doctorates.
Purpose of the Program
We prepare our students to become scholars, practitioners, leaders, and future faculty.
Essential Skills
Students in the program will develop the essential skills in media theory, research, and production.
Learning Outcomes
When you complete the program, what skills and abilities will you have obtained?
Program Schedule
Whether you’re full-time or part-time, this program can work for you!
Financial Support
The program has resources available to support graduate students. Selection is competitive and based on program needs.
  • 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.