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RTA School of Media: Sport Media (BA)

"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."

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Is It for You?

Join Sport Media, the first program of its kind in North America, to learn sport entertainment management, sport journalism, live production, on-air hosting and multiplatform marketing. You’ll study issues and concepts informing and shaping the sport industry’s future. Toronto is home to Canada’s media hub and home to many professional and amateur sports teams. As part of the RTA School of Media, you’ll gain hands-on experience and career preparation with access to elite internships, guest speakers, state-of-the-art technology at the Sportsnet RTA Production Centre in the Mattamy Athletic Centre, live sports events and an optional minor in Business Essentials.

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What You Need to Know

 Program Format(s)
Full Time: Four Year

 Degree Earned
Bachelor of Arts

 Grade Range
80%+*

 Non-Academic Requirements
None

 Experiential Learning
Internship

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*Actual minimum grade ranges required for fall 2021 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.

Tuition and Fees 2020/2021

Domestic Fees Range: $7,046 - $7,814
International Fees Range: $28,638 - $29,611

For detailed fees information visit Fees by Program.

Academic Requirements

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 prerequisite grades and/or higher overall averages:

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

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

After Graduation

Graduate with the specialized skills to score big in the dynamic world of sport media, including live sports broadcasting or on-air hosting; professional league and sport federation operations; sport entertainment management or documentary production, features production and long-form sport journalism; and media entrepreneurship or graphic design. Work as a video producer, sports journalist, broadcast executive, marketing manager or agent, or pursue graduate studies in media production, sport management or psychology, business, marketing or journalism.

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