What will I learn?

"Sports information" is the term most commonly used to refer to public relations work done on behalf of college athletics departments nationwide. At the professional-sports level, the term is also known as "content," "media relations," "communications" and/or "public affairs," among other names. Students in this program would be prepared to work under those titles, as well.

Departmental Core Courses (three credits each; 12 credits total)

  • MDIA 140 - Media Literacy
  • MDIA 260 - Media Design
  • MDIA 465W - Media Ethics
  • MDIA 473 - Media Law and Regulation

Required for Major (three credits each, except where noted; 21 credits total)

  • JOUR 177 - Language for Journalists (0 credits; concurrent with JOUR 200W)
  • JOUR 200W - Multiplatform Newsroom I (concurrent with JOUR 177)
  • ADPR 243 - Public Relations in Strategic Media
  • JOUR/SPTS 380 - Sports Reporting I: Sports casting
  • JOUR/SPTS 381W - Sports Reporting II: Sports writing
  • SPTS 434 - Media and Sports
  • SPTS 436 - Sports Media Practices
  • ADPR 303W - Social Media and Digital Marketing

Which department am I in?

McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts

Study options

Full Time (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$43,526.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

12 January 2022

Venue

McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts

College Hall, 600 Forbes Avenue,

PITTSBURGH,

Pennsylvania,

15282, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

To be considered for admission you must have graduated from a secondary school recognized as an acceptable equivalent to a U.S. high school and you must demonstrate a record of acceptable academic success. In general, undergraduate applicants are expected to obtain the U.S. equivalent of a minimum 3.0 Grade Point Average (GPA) for most majors.

For international students

To be considered for admission you must have graduated from a secondary school recognized as an acceptable equivalent to a U.S. high school and you must demonstrate a record of acceptable academic success. In general, undergraduate applicants are expected to obtain the U.S. equivalent of a minimum 3.0 Grade Point Average (GPA) for most majors.

English Proficiency: TOEFL 70; IELTS 6.0

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Duquesne University

In 2021, Duquesne University ranked number 4 in Pennsylvania and number 51 overall in Best Value Schools category by U.S. News & World Report.

  • Catholic-Spiritan vision, with a progressive curriculum
  • Located on a safe, urban campus in a park-like setting
  • Student to faculty ratio of around 14:1
  • Diverse student community from more than 80 countries

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