MA in Sports Communication & Media
View Transcript of video announcing Iona's M.A. in Sports Communication.
The MA in Sports Communication & Media is a 36-39 credit degree designed to prepare students for the exciting world of sports media. Students will be trained to function at the highest level of professional competence and integrity in all aspects of sports media, including live game reporting, video editing, studio and radio show production, and sports blogging. The program blends traditional coursework with engagement in real-world broadcasting of professional and collegiate sports. Iona’s proximity to New York City provides the ideal location for students to gain practical experience in the ever-changing sports industry. Our students will possess the decision-making skills to meet the opportunities and challenges of the digital age, the self-awareness and reflectiveness to be life-long learners, and respect for human diversity. Graduates will be well-positioned for careers in all areas of athletic communications and sports broadcasting.
MA in Sports Communication & Media Curriculum
The courses are customized to train students specifically for the sports broadcasting industry.
Small class sizes offer students the opportunity to be closely mentored by the faculty.
Courses are offered in the evenings to accommodate the working student.
Students gain hands-on, professional experience working and training with the Fantasy Sports Network, ESPN3, and D-1 MAAC coverage of Iona’s championship basketball teams among other professional venues.
Sports Communication & Media Welcomes New Adjunct Faculty
Vin Parise is a Media and Strategic Communication (formerly Mass Communication) alumnus of Iona College and currently works for Fox Sports & SNY as a basketball play-by-play analyst. Now, he is an adjunct instructor in Iona College's graduate program in Sports Communication & Media.
Vin says, "It's an honor to have the opportunity to teach and mentor students at the very college from where I graduated."
Welcome home, Vin!
Rick Cerrone, the former Yankees PR Director & current Editor-in-Chief of Baseball Digest, joins the Media and Strategic Communication family as an Adjunct Instructor in our Sports Communication & Media graduate program.
Ross Greenburg, the winner of 54 Sports Emmys & 8 Peabody Awards, is now an instructor in our Sports Communication & Media graduate program. Ross was the former President of HBO Sports, where he produced classics like 61* & Do You Believe in Miracles? The story of the 1980 U.S. Hockey Team. Now he is teaching Iona students the art of creating documentaries.
Marc Malusis At Iona
View Transcript of Mike Malusis announcing that he is teaching at Iona.