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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


School of Information Science Assistant Professor Brian Real and Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Department of Communication Chair Anthony Limperos were both recently named Beam Institute Faculty Fellows at the James B. Beam Institute of Kentucky Spirits in the University of Kentucky Martin-Gatton College of Agriculture, Food and Environment. 

Fall 2023 CI Career Week schedule announced

Join the College of Communication and Information Oct.16-20 for the Fall 2023 CI Career Week full of career and internship-focused events to help connect students with employers, alumni and peers with similar interests.

Great Teachers 2023: Derek Lane places emphasis on accessibility

Derek Lane, a professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Kentucky College of Communication and Information, is one of this year’s Great Teacher Award recipients.

UK Graduate School hosts 2023 'GradTeach Live!'

Three University of Kentucky graduate students emerged victorious in the 2023 'GradTeach Live!' finals competition, taking home over $1,700 in prize money.


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Director, School of Journalism and Media
Assistant Professor of Communication Science, University of Maryland

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'18 Communication (MA)

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Head, Department of Communication at Mississippi State University

'96 Communication (Ph.D.)

Assistant Director for WRFL FM, University of Kentucky

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'21 Communication (MA)

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