Sports Media

Sports Media

Degree requirements:

Sports Media, BA
Sports Media, BS

Apply Now


The Oklahoma State University undergraduate Sports Media program is the largest stand-alone sports media major in the world with more than 215 annual majors and declared pre-majors. In this program, you will have a balance of theory and hands-on training in the classroom. All 10 faculty members in the OSU Sports Media program possess extensive practitioner experience in the sports communication industry and most focus their research on sports media, which also helps them keep up with trends and happenings in the field. Your learning is not confined to the classroom, as several of our student organizations allow you to gain practical experience though such activities as sports play-by-play announcing and working behind the scenes on live sports telecasts. 

Courses to expect for this major include Sports and the Media, Sports Public Relations, Electronic Sports Reporting, and Sports Announcing.

Career Options

Upon graduation, Sports Media majors are equipped with the knowledge and skills to excel in the complex and constantly changing world of the media. You will create and maintain a professional portfolio that is turned in as part of the senior capstone course. The professional portfolio is a critical tool for you to showcase their media abilities to future employers. Our graduates enjoy successful careers in a variety of fields.

  • Multimedia Reporter
  • Multimedia Director
  • Multimedia Producer
  • Audio Engineer
  • Media Coordinator
  • Sports Information Director
  • Sports Reporter
  • Sports Writer
  • Sports Radio Host
  • Copywriter
  • Art Director
  • Event Coordinator
  • Public Relations
  • Advertising
  • Communications Coordinator
  • Account Manager

Finish in Four

FI4 logo

The Finish in Four plans are designed to assist you in an eight semester plan guiding you to graduate within four years. You may use this as a guide to plan your undergraduate education, but you should adjust it to fit your personal goals.

BA - Sports Media - Production and News Emphases
Option - Sports Information
BS - Sports Media - Production and News Emphases
Option - Sports Information


Scholarships are available for prospective freshmen, transfer students, current students and continuing students through the University, College of Arts and Sciences, and respective Departments.

When you complete the OSU admission application, you are automatically considered for the University Level scholarships.

Students are eligible for College Level scholarships within the College of Arts and Sciences after completing 12 hours at OSU. Some exceptions may apply. See specific scholarships for criteria.

The School of Media & Strategic Communications offers Departmental Level scholarships for eligible students.

Visit the Department

Media & Strategic Communications
206 Paul Miller Building
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078