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- Through interactions with various sports industry professionals, you’ll be able to facilitate relationships and build a personal network.
- Our students have the incredible opportunity to partner with faculty on research, present this research at academic conferences and see this research published.
- We are one of the first stand-alone sports communication programs in the country.
- Our affiliated faculty are some of the most active researchers in sports communication and excel as teachers and enhancing the classroom experience.
Communication plays an integral part in the sports world, and it is imperative for sports professionals to have a strong communications foundation to be successful and competitive. Clemson’s new sports communication major provides a multi-faceted and diverse approach to sports communication through examining areas such as social media, public relations, organizational communication and interpersonal communication. Our students will gain a strong theoretical foundation and will understand why certain messages work, and how to optimize communication in the sports context. During your time in this degree program, you’ll be enabled to develop a customized study that allows you to focus on your areas of interest in addition to providing extensive opportunities to network with people who work in the sports communication industry.