Minor in Sports Media

Dive into the exciting sports industry with a Minor in Sports Media.

Arts and Sciences

Department of Communication

A new side of sports

Our Minor in Sport Media helps prepare students for exciting careers in communication-related positions specializing in sports. Learn practical, hands-on skills for the sports media industry.

Program Overview

Sports is a constantly growing, popular industry that the media is always connected to. If you’re pursuing communication and have an interest in sports, we can’t recommend this minor enough. This interdisciplinary program stretches across Communication, Athletics, and the School of Business Administration so you can graduate with confidence in your skillset.

What to Expect

Students in this program will become prepared for an ever-changing communication field. You will become proficient in the latest digital technology as well as how to write clearly and concisely for a very specific audience. The curriculum will cover various digital media such as blogs, social media, and multimedia. Employment opportunities for sports-related media, specifically online media, are expanding due to the explosion of niche broadcast networks. Whether you're currently a Sport and Entertainment Business major or a retiring athlete looking to return to school, this minor is an exciting program to pursue.  The credit load is 19 credits.

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