The doctoral program in Media and Communication Studies at IUP offers working professionals the flexibility they need to reach their goals to a range of areas:
Designed for both full- or part-time students, the program offers a mix of options that enables students to fully participate in the cohort model. The program is offered in a weekend-based format with class meetings six times a semester. This includes a hybrid delivery model that merges online and face-to-face sessions. The program offers both full- and part-time options. This mix provides the
supportive environment of a cohort model for all students while allowing a wider range of interactions with other students in the program.
What truly differentiates this doctoral program from others like it is our emphasis on practical, hands-on experience. Students benefit not only from advanced academic and applied research, but also immerse themselves in technology and production. The MCOM PhD program provides the extensive experience in
technology planning and implementation needed to advance your communications career.
The doctoral program provides instruction in communication theory, quantitative and qualitative research, and content production. You’ll also be able to choose from electives in areas such as communication pedagogy, crisis communication, children in media, corporate communication, and media criticism.
By completing the program, your skill set will include:
Share This with Others
Connect with the Communications Media Dept.
Connect with IUP
More IUP Social Media