M.A. On Campus

Sports Communication and Media

Sacred Heart University

24 months
15750 USD/year
15750 USD/year
Tuition fee
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‌‌With academic/professional tracks in Sports Broadcasting and Athletic Communications and Promotions, the Master of Arts in Sports Communication and Media at Sacred Heart University is specifically designed from a humanities tradition to showcase multimedia production and capitalize on SHU’s ideal geographic location in the heart of the U.S. sports media industry.


Key facts:

  • The  Sports Communication and Media curriculum is a combination of sports media history and theory, single camera production, editing, live-event broadcasting, television studio production, and hands-on practicum and internship experiences. The program is designed to produce successful media professionals with well-developed critical thinking skills focused on the issues surrounding sports, culture and the media.
  • Our graduates at Sacred Heart University are currently working as on-air broadcasters and sports media professionals at companies across the country. The Master of Arts program in Sports Communication and Media transforms your passion into a career.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sport Communication in the Digital Age
  • Sport, Culture and the Media
  • Sports Media Production

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • Non-refundable application fee
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate institutions attended. Sacred Heart University students and alumni may authorize the Office of Graduate Admissions to obtain their official SHU transcripts on their behalf
  • Personal statement: A one-page statement describing career goals and reasons for interest in the program
  • 2 Letters of recommendation
  • Professional résumé

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15750 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1050 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    15750 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1050 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Fairfield

1736 - 2740 USD /month
Living costs

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


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