Part of the Graduate School and the College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts, the Department of Communication includes 30 full-time faculty members with specialized backgrounds offering a variety of scholarly and professional approaches to the study and practice of communication.

The Ph.D. in Communication offers advanced study in human communication, tailored to fit student goals.

The Master of Arts in Communication offers concentrations in Communication Studies, Journalism, Media Arts, Media Studies, and Public Relations & Organizational Communication.

Graduate Certificate programs offer students the option to gain expertise in Communication and New Media, Risk and Crisis, and Health Communication.

To accommodate busy professionals, courses are offered in the evening at our main campus in Midtown Detroit.

Graduate Student Organization

The Communication Graduate Student Association provides representation for graduate students, along with the opportunity to connect with fellow students and alumni. 

Contact us

For more information on any of our graduate programs, please contact:

Director of Graduate Studies
Graduate Academic Adviser