48 months
46610 USD/year
46610 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Sport Media program at Ithaca College states that the public's voracious passion for sports has in turn created an increased demand for sport media professionals. As one of the few institutions in the country to predict this explosive growth, in 1992 Ithaca College created a major with a focus of experiential-learning opportunities and specialized courses for a career in the sport industry.


The Sport Media program at Ithaca College provides thorough understanding of sport, media, and communications. Then you'll deepen your field of study with courses in advertising, public relations, digital marketing, sports information, sport publications, television and radio, and sport journalism. 

You’ll also receive immediate, hands-on experience working with Ithaca College Athletics, Cornell University Athletics, the campus television station (ICTV), the campus radio stations (WICB and VIC), and the campus newspaper (The Ithacan).


You’ll collaborate with your professors and advisor to secure required fieldwork and an internship at prestigious sites such as: ESPN, NBA, MLB, NFL, NHL, NCAA, PGA, MLL, WNBA, USTA, Madison Square Garden, Barclays Center, CBS Sports, Fox Sports 1, NBC Sports, MLB Network, NBA Entertainment, IMG, and Octagon—or many other outstanding companies and organizations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Spark: Igniting your Future in Communications
  • Public Relations
  • Sports Media Relations
  • Sports Publications
  • Narratives in Sports Documentaries
  • Senior Workshop in Sports Media
  • Internship in Sports Media

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An original secondary school transcript or marks sheet (grades) that bears the school seal and certifying signature of a school authority. Also submit official transcripts from any and all universities attended. Provide a certified English translation of all transcripts that are not in English.
  • Letter of recommendation from the principal, school head, or college counselor, sent directly from your school to Ithaca College
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • SAT or ACT with Writing test results (optional)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    46610 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 46610 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    46610 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 46610 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Ithaca

1128 - 2460 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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