PhD in Journalism by Top Schools

Top schools offering the PhD degree in journalism:

University of Maryland
- Maryland's Ph.D. in Journalism is designed to prepare students for careers in university teaching, academic and industry research, and media consulting.
- The Philip Merrill College of Journalism prepares students for careers in newspapers, magazines, TV news, newsletters and online journalism outlets. It is fully accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications.

University of Missouri
- The Missouri School of Journalism is the world's first school of journalism.
- The Schools of Journalism and Law offer an integrated program for students seeking both a PhD in Journalism and a Master of Laws in Dispute Resolution.

Arizona State University
- The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication offers a scholarly research-oriented Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in journalism and mass communication.
- Students admitted into the program are expected to have professional media experience along with bachelor's and master's degrees in journalism, mass communication or a related field.
- The Cronkite School placed in the top 10 in the national Hearst Journalism Awards program for 2007-2008, the seventh consecutive year that the school has finished in the top 10.

Indiana University School of Journalism
- The School of Journalism's doctoral program is one of the oldest and most prestigious in the country.
- Most students in the doctoral program work as teaching assistants and research assistants.
- The School is accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications, which reviews the school's program every six years.

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