Communication

About the Program

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Students gain advanced knowledge of how people create, transmit, interpret, evaluate and respond to messages to inform, relate to, and influence one another interpersonally, in small groups, in organizations, in public settings and across cultures. Students graduate with the qualitative and quantitative skills necessary for professional research and teaching in the strategic aspects of social interaction, mediated communication, and the development of communication theories.

Degree Type
Departmentally-Based Graduate Program
Degrees Offered
M.A. Plan I
Ph.D. Plan C
Lead Dean

College of Letters and Science

Major Code
GCMN

Admissions and Fellowship Information

Admission Deadlines
Priority: Jan 15, 2022
General: Apr 15, 2022
Space Available: Jun 1, 2022
Internal Fellowship Deadlines
Prospective Student Fellowship: Jan 15, 2022
Continuing Student Fellowship: Jan 15, 2022

Program Contact Information

Primary Program Contacts

Graduate Program Coordinator

Program Coordinator
Stephanie Fallas
(530) 752-3464 | sfallas@ucdavis.edu

Graduate Program Chair

Department and Program Chair
Laramie Taylor
(530) 754-0974 | lartaylor@ucdavis.edu

Additional Contacts

Program Contacts

Advisor: Admissions and Primary Contact
Jaeho Cho
Communication
(530) 754-0975 | jaecho@ucdavis.edu

Advisor: General
Bo Feng
Communication
(530) 754-0978 | bfeng@ucdavis.edu

Advisor: General
Jorge Pena
Communication
(530) 754-0977 | jpena@ucdavis.edu

Graduate Studies Contacts

Internal Fellowship Analyst
Heidi West
(530) 754-9473 | hewest@ucdavis.edu

External Fellowship Analyst
Yvette Garcia
ycgarcia@ucdavis.edu