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Master's Degree in Sports Journalism

Sports journalism is the fastest-growing sector of the news media industry, with continued growth on all platforms --- specialty magazines, multimedia outlets, and TV channels and networks. The Cronkite School's MA in sports journalism gives students unparalleled preparation for careers in sports media and communications through in-depth, hands-on multimedia writing and reporting courses. Students also learn the values and principles embodied by Walter Cronkite in classes that focus on sports journalism ethics and the challenges faced by the industry. Students will complete their program with a capstone experience in the school's Los Angeles or Phoenix sports bureaus.