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Graduate Program in Communication


Thank you for your interest in pursuing a graduate degree in communication at the University of Kentucky. Our college offers a Ph.D., M.A. and an array of certificate programs where students have the opportunity to learn from and conduct research with renowned faculty. We have a collaborative culture, and our students benefit tremendously from the diversity of interests of our faculty and colleagues across related areas of study. Regardless of whether your interests are scholarly or professional in nature, our program is here to serve you in the pursuit of your goals. I am enthusiastic about representing this prestigious program and welcome you to apply today.

Anthony M. Limperos, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Graduate Programs in Communication

Featured News


Victor Luckerson will discuss “How the Press Shaped the Tulsa Race Massacre and Its Legacy” at 5:15 p.m. Thursday, March 7, in Grand Ballroom A of the Gatton Student Center on the University of Kentucky campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.

CI department chair's bourbon podcast on the 'rye-se'

Anthony Limperos, chair of the Department of Communication and associate dean for the graduate program in communication at the University of Kentucky’s College of Communication and Information, just celebrated his third year as co-host of "The Mash Up," a weekly bourbon review podcast. 

CI doctoral student creates community with the help of offices like Student Success

Research shows that in certain contexts, a student’s sense of belonging improves academic outcomes, increases enrollment and is protective for mental health. Nigel Taylor, Ph.D. candidate in the College of Communication and Information at the University of Kentucky, knows this from first-hand experience.

Sims to speak on 'Finding Your Place and Purpose in Career or Academia'

Join the College of Communication and Information DEI Committee for "Finding Your Place and Purpose in Career or Academia," a lecture with award-winning educator Jeanetta Sims. The lecture is free and open to the public and will take place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Feb. 1 in the Young Library Auditorium. 


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