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Sports Journalism Certificate

Sports Journalism Certificate

Experience the perfect blend of sports media and journalism with our Sports and Journalism certificate. Dive into the intricacies of reporting across various platforms, including multimedia journalism, sports media, and news broadcasts. This program provides students with both theoretical knowledge and hands-on skills through project-focused courses like Sports Communication and Creating for Online Media. Engage in real-world experiences by collaborating with GSW Athletics and local organizations throughout the program, preparing for a dynamic career in sports broadcasting, live news, and digital content writing. Elevate your expertise and step into the exciting world of sports journalism with our comprehensive certificate program.

Often used as a minor for the Communication and Emerging Media degree, the certificate in Sports Journalism can be used as a standalone certificate, a minor for a variety of majors, or an addition to our various programs. Certificate holders can can find opportunities such as:

  • Multimedia Journalism
  • Sports Media
  • News Broadcasting
  • Public Relations
  • Video Production
  • Digital Content Creation


Certificate Curriculum

Program Details

Our program combines content creation and academics to ensure each student is exposed to the knowledge, technical skills, and abilities necessary to excel in the sports industry.

  • Students can enhance their learnings with internships, which are readily available on campus during all sporting seasons and enhance knowledge learned from the classroom.
  • Students gain the skills necessary to strategize and optimize communication in the athletics context.
  • Network with professionals while gaining hands-on experience with a variety of technology in and outside of the classroom.
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Undergraduate Certificate

Sports Journalism

Ashley Jones, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Communication


Faculty & Staff

What makes GSW special is the family atmosphere that you encounter on campus.

Jordan Whitening, '23 Communication and Emerging Media, Sports Journalism Certificate
Stone Mountain, Georgia