MS in Sports Journalism - Writing Track

Quinnipiac University School of Communications
36 Total Credits Fall & Spring Start Dates
Get your career off of the sidelines and into the action.

The global audience for sports, along with the passion that surrounds them, grows every year. This exceptional growth has increased the demand for journalists who can write meaningful sports stories, hand out fantasy sports advice, and cover and analyze games.

Quinnipiac University's online master of science in sports journalism writing track is among the first of its kind in the U.S. With this program, you'll learn how to go beyond the box score and write detailed accounts of games, athletes and the culture of sports.

A team of faculty and alumni with a wide range of experience in the field stand ready to mentor you and help you find opportunities as you go through the program. Our instructors work at the highest levels of professional sports journalism, helping students use reason, analysis and advanced writing techniques to formulate engaging sports stories that inform, enlighten and surprise even the most well-informed audience.

Curriculum Overview

The core requirements of the master of science in sports journalism writing track cover all aspects of the profession, including sports traditions, legal and ethical issues, analytics, documentary research, writing, investigative journalism and sports feature development. Also included in the core requirements is your master's project or thesis. Your choice of one elective course will allow you to explore your interests further, whether through a course such as American sports history, an internship at a relevant company or an independent study program.

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With a global reputation for excellence in both undergraduate and graduate education, Quinnipiac University's School of Communications produces some of the most intelligent and talented professionals in modern media. Both the school's online and on-campus programs are designed to help students thrive, even as the communications landscape and the technology that drives it drastically shift at a rapid pace.

The school also prepares students for the highly competitive fields that fall under the communications umbrella. Our graduates are recruited by top advertising, entertainment, marketing and news organizations that seek expertise in content creation, production and management.

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