Communication Studies Graduate Program

A grad student in class listeningThe graduate program in Communication Studies at the University of Kansas offers both a Master of Arts (M.A.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.). With more than 60 students from around the world currently enrolled, our graduate program focuses on two main areas of research—Relationships & Social Interaction and Rhetoric & Political Communication, with special attention given to argumentation, digital media, intercultural, intergroup, interpersonal, organizational, and public address. Within those areas, students work closely with faculty advisors and peer scholars to develop research interests and improve teaching skills in a diverse and collaborative environment. Graduate Teaching Assistantship and Research Assistantships are available. These positions provide a stipend and tuition assistance. 

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