Combine your love of sport with a foundation in communications and mass media for a career in this growing field. Meet our communication and sport studies faculty.
About the Sport Communication Program
Prepare for a career in the growing field of sports and athletics communications with a program that combines vital aspects of mass media with sport history, psychology and field placements in the sporting industry – placements that often lead to a job right out of college. Delve into digital media production, marketing and promotion, and sociology as you embark on a path of well-rounded, experiential learning that will formally qualify you for a fulfilling career in sport and media communications.
Why choose Medaille for sports communication? Medaille College has been a leader in sport management & communication for over 25 years. You will:
Enrich your understanding of the interconnectedness of sport and media/communications.
Learn about the sociological and psychological aspects of sport.
Deepen your understanding of all elements of sport reporting, including racism, drug use, athlete profiling and other controversial topics.
Build a foundation in written and oral communication that will assist you in field placements.
Familiarize yourself with all platforms of sport reporting and coverage, including social media, electronic media, print and web development.
Courses, Requirements & Policies
Find field placements through Medaille's relationships with sport teams, schools and organizations, including:
UCLA Law School
Boys & Girls Clubs of America
NCAA Division I Institutions
Delaware North Companies
Total Credits: 120 credits
Major Core Component: 42 credits
Experiential Learning: 12 credits
Sample Student Work in the Medaille College Radio Station
What can you do with a sport communication degree from Medaille College?
Alumni of our sport communication program have gone on to rewarding careers, such as:
Sports Information Director
Public Relations Representative
Social Media Manager for Sports Organization
Media Relations Representative for Sports Organization/Venue
Medaille sport communication alumni work in various fields, including:
Event Marketing and Management
Sport Tourism/International Sport
Youth Sport Organizations
Community/Recreation Center Management
Sport Information & Statistics
Sport Communication and Media
MCTV: Sample Student Work in the Medaille College TV Studio