Texas Tech University, based in Lubbock, TX offers a fully funded PhD in Media and Communication. The PhD in Media & Communication explores both social scientific and humanistic approaches to human communication research. Students are trained to advance knowledge through conducting specialized research in one or more sub-disciplines of the broad areas of study. Most of our full-time Ph.D. students are funded. For out-of-state students, the funding package covers out-of-state tuition and fees. In addition, funded students receive a generous stipend for their graduate assistantship duties.