With a PhD
in Communication Media
at the San Diego State University
you will have focused on the growth and symbiosis of major areas of telecommunications, the role of media in a democratic society, and standards of social responsibility within journalism. You will have reviewed and assessed the main influences on the development of mass media and speculated upon their future.
phd students: You may typically have specialized in Cinema & Media Studies which encompassed a variety of methodological frameworks, cultural practices, and models in relation to the study of audio-visual media. You will have engaged in research, teaching, and possibly participated in international colloquia, as well as publishing. You will have completed a doctoral dissertation that will have made a significant contribution to the discipline, preparing you for an academic and research career in cinema and media studies along with related fields in cultural and communications studies.