Earn your MA in Journalism with a concentration in Sports Reporting
Earn your MA in Journalism with a specialization in Sports
- 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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.