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Sports Journalism

Centennial College

Postgraduate Certificate On Campus
12 months
22406 CAD/year
5538 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Centennial College's Sports Journalism program is a unique post-graduate offering that prepares you for a career in the ever-changing world of sports media. 

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During your time in this Toronto Sports Journalism program at Centennial College , you learn the best practices for the field in a diverse and gender-inclusive environment with peers just as dedicated to and as passionate about sports.

From covering local athletes and professionals to telling the stories behind the games, players and fans, you develop specialized talents in: 

  • Sports writing (print, TV, radio, online, social media)
  • Broadcast (producing, on-air performance, chase and field producing, radio hosting, updates)
  • Digital (using editorial publishing tools, blogging, video, audio, Storify, etc.)
  • Social media (Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, etc.)
  • News journalism that meets the changing needs of sports coverage (courts, police, etc)
  • Advanced interviewing techniques
  • Sports beat journalism
  • Imaging for print and online
  • Hosting in-studio and in the field
  • Newspaper and online layout

You also have the opportunity to participate in the program's annual trip to baseball's spring training, where you can apply skills and develop confidence. Meanwhile, an industry field placement in a sports media organization in Canada or around the world complements your training.

Career Outlook

  • Journalist
  • Photographer/videographer/podcast/iphoneography
  • Writer in digital/print/TV/radio and social media
  • Editor across multi-platforms
  • Producer across multi-platforms
  • Host
  • Remote journalist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sports Interviewing and Beat Reporting
  • Sports in Canada: The Field of Play
  • Sports Reporting 
  • Sports Internet and Social Media
  • Sports Writing
  • Imaging 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International students: Apply early! Allow approximately four to six months before start for admission and Study Permit/Visa processing. 




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • College diploma or university degree in any discipline 
  • We will consider applicants who have successfully completed partial post-secondary education and have relevant work experience
    • Attend a mandatory Sports Journalism program admission session where applicants will:
      • Present their resumé
      • Submit a portfolio of writing that includes a minimum of three pieces of their published or unpublished work
      • Complete a writing test (this may be waived for applicants with a degree or diploma in journalism)

Technological requirements


Tuition Fee

  • International

    22406 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22406 CAD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    5538 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5538 CAD per year and a duration of 12 months.


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