Graduate Programs

In a competitive and rapidly evolving field, an advanced degree will help you stand out. The first step is deciding which of our immersive graduate programs is best for you. We offer a fully funded PhD in communication and media studies and five master’s programs. No matter which path you take, you’ll get to work alongside some of the best faculty and researchers in the field.

Male student working on computer during class. Advertising and Brand Responsibility Master's Program (Eugene)

This one-year master’s program in Eugene is the first of its kind. Forward-thinking organizations recognize they benefit when they make a positive impact on the world. And their brands need creative professionals to guide them. Become a leader in this global movement.

Advertising & Brand Responsibility Master's Program

Journalism student using a camera. Journalism Master's Program (Eugene)

During this one-year residential program in Eugene, you’ll learn the foundations of fact finding, writing, and multimedia storytelling from Pulitzer Prize winners and other leaders in the field. Get the professional communication skills to advance your career in any field—no past journalism experience required.

Journalism Master's Program


Two hands releasing a drone. Multimedia Journalism Master's Program (Portland)

Designed for working professionals with communication experience, this two-year program offers evening and weekend classes. You'll get hands-on experience in visual, explanatory, and narrative storytelling while building the journalistic and technical skills to stand out in the field.

Multimedia Journalism Master's Program

Two students communicating during class. Strategic Communication Master's Program (Portland)

In this two-year master’s program for working professionals, you’ll build the skills to advance your career in the evolving strategic communication field. Refine your abilities to conduct research, plan and manage campaigns, and more with a combination of classroom and hands-on learning.

Strategic Communication Master's Program


Person writing in notebook. Communication and Media Studies Master's Program (Eugene)

​​​​​​Investigate the inner workings and impact of one of the most powerful forces in society. In our two-year academic master’s program, you’ll learn from internationally recognized faculty in a school with a legacy of over 100 years of academic excellence.

Communication and Media Studies Master's Program

Doctoral student reviewing Google Trends report. Communication and Media Studies Doctoral Program (Eugene)

In our fully funded PhD program, you'll research media and communication under some of the most respected scholars in the field. Delve deep with interdisciplinary coursework spanning ethics, law, philosophy, politics, technology, and more. 

Communication and Media Studies Doctoral Program

New Media and Culture Graduate Certificate

Today’s media landscape is vastly different than it was even a decade ago, and it continues to evolve rapidly. Add this interdisciplinary certificate to your UO graduate degree work while exploring the history, cultures, aesthetics, and production of new media with scholars across the SOJC, College of Arts and Sciences, and College of Design.


Browse the graduate handbook for details about program requirements and resources. Explore our graduate funding page for scholarships, graduate employment, and other financial aid. Or fill out an information request form and we’ll get back to you with some answers.