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Ph.D. On Campus

Mass Communication

The University of Iowa

36 months
Duration
29739 USD/year
31012 USD/year
12065 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The PhD in Mass Communication is awarded by the Graduate College at The University of Iowa. The program is offered in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Overview

The Doctor of Philosophy program in Mass Communication from The University of Iowa requires 72 s.h. of graduate credit. The program provides training in research methods, communication theory, and teaching skills.

The program emphasizes interdisciplinary studies, with coursework and research tailored to each student’s interests under the guidance of faculty members. 

Careers

Our students prepare for careers as teachers and industry researchers.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Humanistic Approaches to Media Communication
  • Critical and Cultural Approaches to Media Communication
  • Practicum: College Teaching and Professional Development for Teaching Assistants

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
81

Credits

90 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
81

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must first submit the online application to the Graduate College and pay the $60 application fee by credit card ($100 for international applicants).
  • Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an email instructing you on how to upload your supporting documents and submit letters of recommendation.  A few programs require materials be sent directly to them. However, almost all supplemental material can and should be uploaded from your Admissions Profile in MyUI, our online service center for applicants and students.  You can only access this AFTER you have submitted your application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29739 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29739 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    31012 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31012 USD per year during 36 months.
  • In-State

    12065 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12065 USD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Iowa City

1187 - 1841 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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