The University of Arizona, based in Tucson, AZ offers a fully funded PhD in Communication. This program offers in-depth study and research training for scholars seeking careers in academia. Programs of study combine major and minor coursework to fit individual intellectual needs and areas of research specialization. In addition to aid available from the University office of Financial Aid, The department offer paid teaching assistantships to the majority of students admitted into the graduate program. Teaching assistantships come with a tuition waiver, health/accident insurance, and an annual stipend. Research assistantships, merit-based fellowships, and scholarships are also available.