48 months
9723 USD/year
11742 USD/year
8672 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The Sports Media program from Black Hills State University is a new and exciting program at BHSU. This program combines class work from the Communication field, such as Newswriting, Audio Production and Sports Broadcasting, with courses related to athletics and coaching.


Key Features

With this Sports Media program from Black Hills State University, students will be able to pursue careers in sports information, journalism, broadcasting, photojournalism, and advertising as well as opportunities to continue their education in graduate school.

Students in the sports media emphasis will gain specialized knowledge and skills that will be well-suited to the fast-paced and growing industry of sports news and entertainment. Hands-on experience on campus will focus on offering an integrated apporach to learning media skills, including writing, audio production, photography, graphics, video, TV and radio broadcast. Contact Scott.Clarke@BHSU.edu for more information

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Audio Production
  • Video Production
  • Interviewing for Mass Media
  • Mass Media Issues
  • Web Publishing 
  • Photojournalism 
  • News Editing
  • Mass Media Issues

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

Complete the following high school courses with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0:

  • 4 years of English
  • 3 years of math (algebra or higher level)
  • 3 years of laboratory science
  • 3 years of social science
  • 1 year of fine arts

Students must meet one of the following admissions requirements:

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.6
  • Minimum composite ACT of 18 (SAT score of 970 or above)
  • Rank in the top 60% of high school class

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9723 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9723 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    11742 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11742 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    8672 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8672 USD per year during 48 months.

WY, CO, MT, ND, NE, IA Residents (In-State Tuition): $ 8,672

Living costs for Spearfish

1144 - 1990 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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