Master of Science in Sports Media

The Master of Science in Sports Media is designed to prepare U.S. and international students for successful careers in the sports media field including both internet-based and traditional delivery such as cable/satellite television and radio, and print.  Students become familiar with the technology and skills to be
successful in the sports media field, receive hands-on, internship experience in a real-world setting, and integrate management skills and ethical perspectives into their study.

Sports Media graduates will be prepared to explain and apply appropriate information technologies and methodologies to help individuals and organizations achieve their goals and objectives by anticipating the changing direction of sports media, and evaluating and communicating the likely utility of new technologies
utilized in sports media.

The program utilizes VU’s excellent production facilities (including two tele-production studios, a digital video/advanced desktop publishing/web design lab and a digital audio suite) as well as the University’s affiliation with the NCAA Division I Horizon League, thereby offering a strong hands-on learning experience for students. 

 The program also features:
•    Emphasis on collaboration and team work
•    Development of skills in technological leadership
•    Incorporation of new technologies into coursework
•    Required study in the social and ethical dimensions of digital media