Graduate Admission

USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism

USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism is one of the nation’s leading institutions dedicated to the study of communication, journalism and public relations, and their effect on politics, culture, technology and society. Graduate programs emphasize interdisciplinary learning with a global outlook. Located in the center of one of the nation's largest and most diverse media markets, the School offers unparalleled opportunities for hands-on study and access to top professionals.

Faculty are leaders in their fields—renowned scholars, Pulitzer Prize- and Emmy Award-winning journalists, and professionals in law, education, publishing, government, advertising and public relations. The School’s state-of-the art facilities include an auditorium with remote broadcast satellite programming, webcasting and video capabilities; a professionally equipped digital lab; and an experiential learning center.

The Master of Communication Management degree program is now available online. Please visit the Annenberg website or USCNow for more information.

Graduate Degree Programs

Communication Management
  • M.C.M., Master of Communication Management Prepares managers and professionals for opportunities in public, corporate, and not-for-profit organizations, as well as for key roles in the multimedia and entertainment industries.
Global Communication
  • M.A., Global Communication Unique dual-degree program that includes one year of study at the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Master’s in Public Diplomacy
Strategic Public Relations
Ph.D., Communication
  • Ph.D., Communication Emphases offered in Rhetoric and Political Communication; Media, Culture, and Community; Interpersonal and Health Communication; Organizational Communication; and Information and Society.