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Earn your MA in Journalism with a concentration in Sports Reporting


Earn your MA in Journalism with a specialization in Sports


Course Offerings

  • Advanced Sports Writing
  • Journalism Capstone
  • Media Relations for Sports and Entertainment Industries
  • Professional Internship
  • Special Topics in Journalism
  • Sports Journalism and Social Media
  • Sports and Entertainment Marketing
  • Television Media in Sports and Entertainment Industries
  • Television Sports Reporting and Producing
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On-Campus Opportunities


WRHU 88.7FM

WRHU 88.7FM

Rated the best college radio station in the country in 2015 by The Princeton Review and winner of the National Association of Broadcasters’ Marconi Radio Award as best non-commercial radio station (2014). In 2010 Radio Hofstra University became the flagship station of the New York Islanders, the first and only college radio station in the nation to have an exclusive Broadcasting agreement with a major-league sports team.

Pride Productions

Pride Productions

This multi-camera production produces live online broadcasts of select Hofstra events, including NCAA Division I athletics. Students work as directors, technical directors, camera crew, and graphics and replay operators, getting hands-on experience with state-of-the-art HD broadcast systems.

TV / RADIO / WEB / PRINT

TV / Radio / Web / Print

Students cover more than 100 Hofstra Pride basketball, baseball, softball, lacrosse, volleyball, field hockey, and soccer games a year for campus media outlets, including The Chronicle, WRHU, Hofstra Today, Sports Beat, and Long Island Report.


Internships

Internships

Students get valuable career experience and professional connections with sought-after internships at the best sports media companies in the nation. Our successful, accomplished alumni bring numerous networking opportunities to campus and are employed at many major media outlets.

Faculty

Faculty

Our award-winning faculty have won numerous Emmy Awards and other top honors for their work on major sporting events, including the Olympics, Monday Night Football, Super Bowl, Preakness, Belmont Stakes, Masters Tournament, Wimbledon, U.S. Open, World Cup, NBA finals, World Series, and Indianapolis 500, as well as for major publications, network and cable stations, and online sites.

Facilities

Facilities

The Herbert School’s fully HD-equipped learning environment includes a state-of-the-art converged digital newsroom, radio station, editing and screening suites, production studios with 4K-capable cameras, control rooms, and a new sound and color-correction production suite.