Boston University, based in Boston, Massachusetts offers a fully funded PhD in Emerging Media Studies. COM’s unique program prepares its doctoral students to become sophisticated researchers and critical thinkers ready to advance in communication, sociological, and media leadership. This program helps candidates gain a comprehensive understanding of the role of emerging media in society and organizations and hone their research skills. All Ph.D. students in Emerging Media Studies are funded for the duration of their study, up to a maximum of five years. Funding includes a full tuition scholarship, health insurance credit, and stipend in return for teaching and research obligations.