Ph.D. On Campus

Media Communication

Colorado State University

36 months
30858 USD/year
30858 USD/year
15130 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Media Communication from Colorado State University is committed to developing communication professionals and communication scholars who can address such communication-related societal issues across a variety of situations.


Media Communication from Colorado State University  focuses on the historical, social, and cultural factors that shape the development of mediated communication, and the role of mediated communication in the public's understanding of contemporary issues. Students are encouraged to pursue a concentration in one of the following: Science Communication, Strategic Communication, or Journalism Studies.  


The program prepares students with high-level research and theoretical skills for careers in academic and communication research or research management positions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication management
  • Computer-mediated communication
  • Health, environmental, science, or technical communication
  • Human behavior and communication technology
  • New communication technologies
  • Organizations and communication technology
  • Print and broadcast journalism
  • Public relations and strategic communication
  • Social policy and communication technology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


73 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit test scores
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume or curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Writing Samples
  • Recommendation Letters
  • Transcripts
  • TOEFL or IELTS Scores

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30858 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30858 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    30858 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30858 USD per year during 36 months.
  • In-State

    15130 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15130 USD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Fort Collins

1210 - 1800 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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