M.A. Blended

Sports Media and Storytelling

Wake Forest University

12 months
38650 USD/year
38650 USD/year
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The DFP is re-imagining the sports education experience with an intensive, one calendar year Masters in Sports Media and Storytelling at Wake Forest University. 


Key Features

Through a mixture of on-campus and online courses, students in the Sports Media and Storytelling program at Wake Forest University will gain not only advanced skills in video production and storytelling, but also a keen understanding of all of the ways sports content is produced, distributed and consumed in today’s crowded arena including insight into social media and marketing campaigns.

Under the expert guidance of Creative Director Peter Gilbert – one of the filmmakers behind the award-winning documentary Hoop Dreams, and Chris Sheridan – a cross-platform journalist and media executive with some of America’s biggest media brands – graduates leave the program with the confidence and skills needed to tell great stories, the reel of work to prove it, and the media savvy and deep network of connections needed to land in today’s crowded marketplace.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Editing
  • Business of Sports Media
  • Documentary Storytelling
  • Cinematography & Sound

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Each application, whether from a domestic or international applicant, is evaluated and considered on its own merits and academic qualifications. Consideration is also given to previous research experience, publications, and work performance.
  • International applicants whose native language is not English are required to take the TOEFL or IELTS examinations
  • Applicants whose native language is not English, but English was the primary medium of instruction at the public, undergraduate, or graduate school level, should include an official statement from their degree granting institution confirming that English was the medium of instruction. Once this statement has been received, the Graduate School will confirm by email or written document that the English requirement has been met.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38650 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 38650 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    38650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38650 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Winston-Salem

864 - 1409 USD /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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