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Professional Communication - Sports Communication

Learn with Minot State
When you study sports communication with us, you'll put learning into action as you learn the ins and outs of the sports communication field with an emphasis in theory and practical experience. KMSU, our campus television and radio station, provides opportunities to produce and create content ready for the air. You are limited only by your imagination, as the station's YouTube channel offers and opportunity to pursue your own interests with original content.

What you'll study
Sports communication studies is a highly sought-after degree that offers the skills, knowledge, and experience necessary for a variety of careers. The professional communication program at Minot State combines coursework in communication, TV and radio production, journalism, public relations, special event planning, and social media to diversify your experiences within and outside the classroom. Topics of study include everything from sports public relations and sports journalism to sports special event planning and play-by-play communication.

Career outlook
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, announcers earn a median pay of $45,810 per year. 

Offered: On campus

Be inspired . . . earn your professional communications degree

Employment opportunities
Professional communication careers are experiencing a rising job market, with many earning median salaries between $30-127k.
Department faculty practice what they teach and bring those experiences in production, public relations, marketing, advertising, and writing into the classroom.
Hands-on learning
As a professional communication major studying sports communication, you will gain experience in the field from your first semester. You will graduate ready to enter the workforce with a resumé and portfolio showcasing your best work through engagement opportunities built into the curriculum and individualized projects that you have directed.
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Minot State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.