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Leadership Communication Ph.D.


The curriculum will incorporate a customized plan of study based on the student's area of interest and commitment. The curriculum a program of study will include:

  • Strong foundation in research methods (minimum of four courses)
  • Community-engaged dissertation project

The program of study is comprised of core curriculum. These core courses include work in the areas of: 

  • Foundations of Leadership
  • Communication Theories & Engagement
  • Graduate Studies in Leadership Communication
  • Approaches to Public/Community Engagment
  • Public Problem-Solving