Communication (Ph.D.)


This program creates a cadre of scholars and practitioners capable of engaging with academic and professional communities to meet the challenges of our increasingly interdependent and globally diverse social worlds.

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Communication

Areas of Study

  • Rhetoric and Civic Engagement
  • Relational and Organizational Communication
  • Media and Visual Culture

Next Steps


Coursework, credit requirements, and more information is available in the Colorado State University general catalog. Please contact your department representative with program-related questions.

Student Employment

Graduate students interested in employment positions (GTA, GRA, GSA appointments and hourly positions) should contact their advisor and their departmental graduate coordinator for the process to apply.

Financial Aid