Top schools and colleges offering sports journalism programs:

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
- The Master of Arts in Sports Journalism is designed to produce highly qualified graduates to fill positions with traditional mass media corporations as well as new-media outlets locally, nationally and internationally.
- The program focuses on the converging worlds of print journalism, electronic media, public relations, documentary and emerging technologies as expressed in the new commercial reality of sport.
- No thesis is required and the program can be completed within two years.

Webster University (US)
- The Certificate in Sports Journalism program combines theoretical information with writing and production experience. Required courses include: Fundamentals of Reporting, Broadcast Delivery and Interpretation, Newspaper Production Workshop, etc.
- Webster University has been included in Forbes Magazine’s Ranking of America’s Best Colleges.

University of Bedfordshire (UK)
- The BA (Hons) Sport Journalism degree is a 3 years full-time program. Areas of study include: Reporting and Writing; Sub-editing, Layout and Design; Radio and Photography or Video; etc.
- Candidates are expected to have a strong interest in current affairs and sport, a good command of the English language and an enthusiasm for reading books, newspapers and magazines.
- The National Student Survey placed the University 28th in the country for student satisfaction, and ranking Journalism 5th in the country.

La Trobe University (Australia)
- The Bachelor of Journalism (Sport) is a vocationally oriented program designed to equip individuals with the skills needed for a career across a range of platforms in the increasingly complex field of sports media.
- Graduates can work in the print media, radio, television, and online.
- The University is ranked 286th among the world's best universities (QS World University Rankings 2010).

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World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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