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.

72%

Graduates in the last five years who have moved directly to assistant or associate professor jobs, half 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 MJ-school alumni.
  • Chapel Hill and the Research Triangle region are home to college-town charm, abundant culture and high-tech industry.
 

Learn about the MJ-school

 

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

 

Explore our research

 
 

Learn more

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Or contact the Graduate Studies team at mjgrad@unc.edu or (919) 843-9471.


 

 

Calendar

Wednesday
November 14
Junck Research Colloquium with Berkley Hudson
Freedom Forum Conference Center
Tuesday
December 4
Ph.D. Application Deadline
Online

Student and Faculty Research

UNC at 68th annual ICA conference in Prague
After graduation: where five MJ-school public relations grads have made their mark
‘Recoding the Boys’ Club: Women vs. the Political Tech Ceiling:’ Carolina undergraduates’ world-class research project sets a new bar
Recoding the Boys’ Club: Women vs. the Political Tech Ceiling
MJ-school announces new graduate program degree names
Research Conversations with Associate Professor Suman Lee