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Sports Communication and Media

Sacred Heart University

12 months
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1050 USD/credit 31500 USD/year
1050 USD/credit 31500 USD/year
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About

With a Master of Arts in Sports Communication and Media from Sacred Heart University, transform your passion into a career in a program designed to showcase multimedia production skills and capitalize on SHU’s ideal geographic location in the heart of the U.S. sports media industry.

Overview

Why Earn Your Master of Arts in Sports Communication and Media from Sacred Heart?

Graduates of Sacred Heart University’s Sports Communication & Media (SCM) program are working as on-air broadcasters and sports media professionals at companies across the country. 

Career

Held on-campus, the SCM curriculum is a combination of:

  • Television studio production 
  • Live-event broadcasting
  • Single camera production
  • Advanced Editing
  • Sports media history and theory
  • 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sports Com. In Digital Age
  • Sports Media Productions
  • Studio Sports Broadcasting
  • Sports Journalism
  • Sports Event Production
  • Advanced Editing: Sport Media
  • Sports, Culture & the Media
  • Sports Media Practicum 
  • Sports Media in a Prof Context

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

 Applications are reviewed by the admissions committee on a rolling basis.

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Professional résumé

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1050 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    31500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1050 USD per credit during 12 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.

Funding

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