PhD in Communication

Why Mason?

Because of our location in Northern Virginia, communication students have unparalleled opportunities for research, internships, and work experiences in nonprofit organizations, public agencies, and private corporations.

Mason’s communication faculty members have built relationships with a number of agencies, organizations, universities, hospitals, and centers throughout the national capital area. They collaborate with federal agencies and nongovernmental organizations, as well as with associations such as the National Communication Association and the International Communication Association. Graduate students benefit from the particularly close ties that the faculty have with the National Institutes of Health and the National Library of Medicine.