USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, based in Los Angeles, California offers a fully funded PhD in Communication. USC Annenberg offers an interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in humanistic and behavioral approaches to communication. You will learn theories that guide research into communication processes and effects and into institutions and technologies that lend patterns to communication. The USC Annenberg School of Communication provides funding to all doctoral students for up to five years, contingent on satisfactory academic progress. Funding packages include up to 12 units of tuition per semester, payment of all required health care fees, and a monthly stipend totaling $34,000 annually.