Sports Journalism, Postgraduate Certificate | Centennial College | Pickering, Canada
12 months
23539 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
  • Print and online imaging
  • 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

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


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Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

Academic Requirements

  • Diploma or degree in any discipline
  • We will consider applicants who have successfully completed partial post-secondary education (minimum two years) and have relevant work experience.
Additional Requirements
  • English language proficiency
  • Attend a mandatory Sports Journalism program admission session where applicants will:
    • Present their resume
    • 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

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  • International

    23539 CAD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 23539 CAD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    5538 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5538 CAD per year during 12 months.


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