University of Kentucky

University of Kentucky

Graduate Program in Communication


MS 601, 800 Rose Street

University of Kentucky

Lexington, KY 40546

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D. in Communication, M.A. in Communication, Health Communication Certificate Risk Sciences Certificate Instructional Communication Certificate

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Graduate Program in Communication offers terminal Master's degrees as well as a Ph.D. program. Graduate students receive training in communication theory, which is applied to a variety of contexts (health, organizational, mass media). Admission to the Graduate Program in Communication is highly competitive. The number of applicants is far greater than the number of available spaces. Each year, our Admissions Committee is faced with the challenge of selecting the best from a pool of highly qualified applicants. We take into account all elements of the application, however students must have a 3.0 GPA or higher from their undergraduate and graduate institution in order to be considered for admission. Please note that we only review applications that are completed by the deadline.


The University of Kentucky is an accredited institution.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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