MSU Communication Ph.D. Programs Rank in the Top 10
by: CAS Staff on Tuesday September 28, 2010
Two Ph.D. programs in the MSU College of Communication Arts and Sciences rank among the top 10 communication doctoral programs in the United States, according to data released by the National Research Council (NRC) on Sept. 28, 2010.
Eighty-three communication doctoral programs participated in the study that collected data in 2005-2006. These results are based on averaging data across the two overall indices employed by the NRC.
MSU’s Department of Communication houses the Communication doctoral program. This program ranked third nationwide.
The Media and Information Studies (MIS) doctoral program is shared by the MSU Department of Advertising, Public Relations, and Retailing, the School of Journalism, and the Department of Telecommunication, Information Studies & Media. This program ranked seventh overall and third among the subcategory of media Ph.D. programs in the United States.
MSU news release (September 28, 2010)