Sport Journalism, Undergraduate Certificate

The Sport Journalism certificate is designed to prepare students from a range of majors to be competitive in the expanding sports media job market. While this certificate will allow students in the Journalism to identify a specialization, this certificate can also add value to a number of other majors such as Sport Management, Exercise Science, English and others. Professionals already working in the sport media industry can use this certificate to develop broadcast news skills to support a career change or advancement.

Courses taken for this certificate can be applied to the Journalism BA or minor.

View course descriptions in the University Course Catalog:

Program Details

  • Level: Undergraduate; Intermediate to Advanced
  • Eligibility: Current WP Students; Non-WP Students
  • Credit or Non-Credit: 12 college credits (4 courses)
  • Instruction Method: Traditional
  • Average Time to Completion: Two to Four Semesters 

Skills Developed*

  • Communication
  • Technology
  • Professionalism 

*Categories based on the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) key competencies

Noteworthy Careers Supported by this Certificate

  • Sports Reporter
  • Sports Editor 
  • Sports Anchor
  • Producer
  • Videographer

Contact us

Dr. M. Cascardi, Chair
Hamilton Hall

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