Perfect blend of practice and theory
Sports is a multi-billion dollar industry. Get the training and insight to work everywhere from professional beats to the front offices of teams followed by millions.
Learn the practical elements of being a broadcaster or journalist in an ever-growing market and the history of sports to understand the context of what you'll be covering.
Discuss the contribution of Jackie Robinson and how sports and race have become intertwined in our society. Look at the gender gap and monumental moments that have helped close it. Debate current events and how they're covered by social and traditional media.
Pick up a camera, get behind a microphone or take statistics during collegiate games. Work closely with the Sports Information Department and help with game management, promotion and coverage.
Our students have interned with Minor League Baseball teams, the Little League Hall of Fame and World Series, and at the Olympics.
After graduation, you'll have choices of employment from sports reporter to the front office of professional teams to college athletics sports information.
A Susquehanna education provides students with flexibility in coursework so they can conduct research, intern and study abroad. When it comes to your major, you’ll begin taking classes in your chosen program of study in your first year.
Here are some of the courses that sports media majors take in their first few semesters at Susquehanna.
- Essentials of Digital Media
- Sports Media Relations and Promotion
- Sports Reporting
- Sports Statistics
Download the current course catalog on this page to see the full list of classes and course descriptions for Susquehanna’s majors.
Communication graduates have recently found jobs with the following companies:
- ABC 27 WHTM
- Fox 29 WTXF-TV
- Hollywood Media Corporation
- National Geographic Society
- Rockstar San Diego
- Sapient Nitro
- Six Flags America
- Tiffany & Co.
Recent graduates have continued their studies at:
- University of Pennsylvania
- Boston University
- Colorado State University
- University of Denver
- University of West Florida
- Pennsylvania State University
- Duke University