From working closely with faculty in small seminars.
Our program emphasizes communication that invites and embraces diversity.
The curriculum prepares students for leadership positions in a variety of fields - business, education, law, politics, social and human services, health care management, human resource development, public relations, advertising, marketing, media management, technology, media research, public administration, and the arts and entertainment. The program also prepares students for doctoral study, and for teaching at the secondary and post-secondary levels.
Application requirements can be found at Graduate School Admission Requirements and include:
For more detailed admission requirements, please refer to Communication in the current graduate catalog.
USD students have landed national scholarships and fellowships including Truman, Fulbright and Goldwater.
Internships provide students with opportunities to gain professional-level media experience in real-world environments under the supervision of professional practitioners.
Opportunities in traditional and new media are available to students ranging from on-air radio experience at KAOR-FM to organizational memberships that will provide an edge in the job market after college.