Colorado State University Graduate Program

The ever-changing world of new communication technologies has a profound impact on individual behavior, organizations, and society. As these technologies evolve, it is important to understand their influence on the different levels of society.

Colorado State University’s Department of Journalism and Media Communication is committed to developing communication professionals and communication scholars who can address such communication-related societal issues across a variety of situations. To accomplish this goal, the department offers two graduate programs:


M.S. in Public Communication and Technology

Are you a good communicator? Looking to rev up your career? Interested in teaching? Consider a master’s degree in Public Communication and Technology from Colorado State University.

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Ph.D. in Public Communication and Technology

Shot, produced, and edited by JMC graduate student Weston Dockter


The department offers competitive levels of financial support for both master’s and Ph.D. students through assistantships, which provide a monthly wage stipend, tuition, and health insurance. In addition, the department’s nationally recognized faculty are dedicated to creating a supportive environment for students to learn and grow as scholars and as people.

Colorado State University is in a beautiful part of the country, at the edge of the Rocky Mountains. Fort Collins is consistently ranked as one of the top places to live, work, and study in the country. Our graduate students love it here!

For additional information about our graduate program, visit Frequently Asked Questions. If you have specific questions about the application process not answered here, contact us.