60 months
Duration
11550 USD/year
11550 USD/year
5655 USD/year
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About

The Department of Communication offers graduate education leading to a doctoral degree or terminal master's degree. The Communication program emphasizes the scholarly study of the communication process, with coursework focusing on communication theory and research methodologies. The program prepares students to assume positions in academia, business and government at University at Buffalo.

Overview

As a PhD student in Communication at University at Buffalo, you will learn cutting-edge social scientific methods from leading scholars in the field. 

Features

The program emphasizes the scholarly, scientific study of the communication process, with coursework focusing on communication theory and research methodologies. The program prepares students to assume research-oriented positions in academia, business and government.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Proseminar in Communication Theory and Research
  • Research Methods
  • Communication Theories
  • Applied Theory-Testing
  • Statistics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Domestic student applications are processed until classes begin in the fall.

Credits

72 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission requirements vary by program, but here we provide some general graduate admission requirements. Once you've read these general requirements, please contact your desired department for specific advice and details on submitting your application and documents.

To be eligible for graduate study at UB, we expect:

  • A B-grade or higher
  • Appropriate standardized test scores (DAT, GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MAT, MCAT, PCAT, etc.). Not all programs require test scores. See the official academic test scores section below for more information.
  • Letters of recommendation.
  • An internship or relevant work experience (for some programs).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11550 USD per year during 60 months.
  • National

    11550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11550 USD per year during 60 months.
  • In-State

    5655 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5655 USD per year during 60 months.

Living costs for Fairfax

1330 - 2300 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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