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Doctor’s Degrees in Radio, Television & Digital Communication

43 Yearly Graduations
47% Women
16% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 9 schools in the United States where you can get your doctor's degree in digital communication. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were men, and 16% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 34.9% of digital communication graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Digital Communication Majors

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 43 students earned their doctor's degree in digital communication. This makes it the 156th most popular doctor's degree program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in digital communication at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 10,624
Basic Certificate 2,098
Master’s Degree 1,492
Associate’s Degree 1,131
Undergraduate Certificate 631
Graduate Certificate 131
Doctor’s Degree 43

Earnings of Digital Communication Majors With Doctor’s Degrees

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for digital communication majors with their doctor's degree due to lack of data.

Student Debt

The data on debt ranges for digital communication majors who have their doctor's degree is not available.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue doctor's degrees in digital communication. About 53.5% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 23
Women 20
Gender Diversity of Doctor's Degrees in Digital Communication

The racial-ethnic distribution of digital communication doctor’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 6
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 19
International Students 15
Other Races/Ethnicities 2
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Digital Communication Doctor's Degree Students

There are 9 colleges that offer a doctor’s degree in digital communication. Learn more about the most popular 9 below:

#1

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, Massachusetts
13 Yearly Graduations
31% Women
15% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for digital communication students seekinga doctor's degree is Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Each year, around 11,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $53,450 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $53,450 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 13 people received their doctor's degree in digital communication from MIT. Of these students, 31% were women and 15% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

9 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 2nd most popular school in the country for digital communication majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is The University of Texas at Austin. Each year, around 51,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,824 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,998 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 9 doctor's degrees were handed out to digital communication majors at UT Austin. About 67% of this group were women, and 11% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#3

New York University

New York, New York
7 Yearly Graduations
43% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

New York University is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in digital communication. Each year, around 52,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $50,684 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $33,408 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 7 people received their doctor's degree in digital communication from NYU. Of these students, 43% were women and 29% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

3 Yearly Graduations
33% Women

Kent State University at Kent is the 4th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in digital communication. Roughly 27,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,602 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,766 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 3 people received their doctor's degree in digital communication from Kent State.

#4

University of California - Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, California
3 Yearly Graduations

The 4th most popular school in the country for digital communication majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is University of California - Santa Barbara. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,442 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,442 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 3 doctor's degrees were handed out to digital communication majors at UCSB.

#4

Northwestern University

Evanston, Illinois
3 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Northwestern University is the 4th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in digital communication. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $56,232 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $56,067 per year.

The digital communication program at Northwestern University awarded 3 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 100% were women and 33% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

3 Yearly Graduations
33% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 4th most popular school in the country for digital communication majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus. Roughly 36,300 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,258 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,064 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 3 people received their doctor's degree in digital communication from Georgia Tech. Around 33% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 33% were women.

2 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Ohio University - Athens Campus is the 8th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in digital communication. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $12,612 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,444 per year.

The digital communication program at Ohio University - Athens Campus awarded 2 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to digital communication that offer doctor’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Communication & Media Studies 489
Public Relations & Advertising 20
Journalism 17
Other Communication & Journalism 14

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

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