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Please note: 2019/2020 tuition amounts and updated grade ranges will be added to the program pages as they become available.

RTA School of Media: Sport Media (BA)

Is It for You?

Explore production, sport entertainment management, journalism, theory and marketing in the RTA School of Media’s sport media program, the first of its kind in North America. Experience cutting-edge technology and access elite internships to stand out in a competitive marketplace.

 Program Format(s)
Full Time: Four Year

 Degree Earned
Bachelor of Arts

 Grade Range

 Non-Academic Requirements
Interview, written statement, resumé, references

 Co-op Option

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*Actual minimum grade ranges required for Fall 2019 admission/wait list consideration will be determined based on grades and qualifications presented by the applicant pool as they become available. Required grade ranges may fluctuate from year to year (up or down) as a result of competition. Applicants not educated in Ontario may present the equivalent of the Ontario requirements. Ryerson reserves the right to determine equivalency at its sole discretion.

"The biggest success for me was really getting a feel for a live broadcast and being in a mobile truck during a hockey game. That was something that I’d never experienced before."

Distinctive Learning

An 80-hour internship at a sport media company; capstone lecture series with guest lectures from leaders in the sport media and management fields; state-of-the-art Sportsnet RTA Production Centre in the Mattamy Athletic Centre; access to field production technology; work on live sports events; gain professional experience with RTA Productions; expand industry network of contacts at the RTA Upfront showcase; host a live sports radio talk show with SpiritLive or The Scope at Ryerson; pursue an optional minor including business essentials from the Ted Rogers School of Management.

After Graduation

Graduate with the specialized skills to score big in the dynamic world of sport media: live multi-cam production in all genres, professional league and sport federation operations, sport entertainment management, documentary production, social media management, research/app development, graphic design, on-air hosting, sport journalism, marketing, media entrepreneurship, sound production, and video editing. Pursue graduate work in sport theory, business, marketing, media, journalism or production.

What You Need to Know

Domestic Fees Range: $7,644 - $8,387
International Fees Range: $25,991 - $26,570

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Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with a minimum of six Grade 12 U or M courses including the following program specific requirements.

Typically, a minimum overall average of 70% establishes eligibility for admission consideration; subject to competition individual programs may require higher pre-requisite grades and/or higher overall averages:

  • A minimum grade of 70% or higher will be required in Grade 12U English (ENG4U/EAE4U).

Academic admission requirements for all other applicants are available at:
Admission Requirements.

Do not submit non-academic material until after you have submitted your application for admission and accessed your Choose>Ryerson Applicant Portal. You will receive an Acknowledgement email that will include your Ryerson Student Number. Your Ryerson Student Number must be clearly printed on all non-academic materials you submit.

Your non-academic requirements, listed below, are due by February 1, 2019 or 10 business days from your application submission date, whichever comes later.

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