Communication and Media Studies: PhD

In the School of Journalism and Communication's doctoral program, candidates are more than just students. They work as a co-author, scholar, and teacher, conducting impactful research alongside leaders in media and communication.

Program faculty are well regarded for their expertise in:

  • Critical/cultural approaches to communication
  • Persuasion and media psychology
  • Global media
  • Media and public life
  • Technology and society
  • Journalism studies
  • Visual communication ethics
  • Science communication

Application at a Glance

You apply for admission through your program. This program has two separate applications, the University of Oregon application and a department application. Detailed instructions are available on the program’s website. The following are required for your application:

Program-Specific Application Requirements:

  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Personal Statement
  • Academic Writing Sample
  • Resume or CV


Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
School of Journalism and Communication
Campus: Eugene
Fall Term:
Final Deadline - January 1