Sports Media

Valparaiso University

24 months
650 USD/credit
650 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The Sports Media program at Valparaiso University prepares students for employment in many sports media outlets, especially those on the Internet where sports content has been growing rapidly; those in sports information offices in any sport, collegiate or professional; and those in sports management positions.



The Sports Media program at Valparaiso University to develop professionals who will be able to explain and apply appropriate information technologies and methodologies to help individuals or organizations achieve their goals through the use of sports media by:

  • Anticipating the changing direction of sports media
  • Evaluating and communicating the potential utility of new technologies utilized in sports media
  • Living and working as a contributing, well-rounded member of society through ethical sports media practices
  • In accomplishing these goals, the program will:
  • Familiarize students with the technology and skills required to be successful in sports media
  • Provide significant hands-on internship experience in a real-world setting
  • Enable students to integrate management skills and ethical perspectives into their study
  • Prepare students for employment in sports media

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Graduate Sports Media
  • Sports Media Formats
  • Sports Beat Reporting
  • Sports Production
  • Visual Communication
  • Internship in Sports Media

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate from an accredited college or university
    • Valpo’s graduate application
    • Official transcripts from all university courses you’ve taken
    • Two recommendation letters from professors or employers
    • A statement of purpose that describes why you are applying to Valpo, your interest in the degree program, and how it affects your personal and professional development
    • Application fee

Tuition Fee

  • International

    650 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 650 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    650 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 650 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


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Sports Media
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