Summer Pre-College Admission

Sports Communication

Session 1: The 2019 Session 1 programs will run June 30th - July 13th.

Do you stay up late writing for the sports section of your school paper? Are you a sports television junkie who wants to learn more about the networks you watch? If so, then consider attending Marist's Sports Communication Program housed in Marist's highly-regarded School of Communication and the Arts - one of the only schools in the country to offer dedicated study in sports communication.

 

 

Welcome to Marist!


Marist College is a highly selective comprehensive liberal arts institution noted for its leadership in technology in and out of the classroom. When prospective students see Marist–our beautiful location on the Hudson River, top-notch facilities, the faculty attentiveness, and the sheer enjoyment of their experience here–they want to join our community. At Marist, students get a premium education, develop skills, make lifelong friends, and finish ahead of the competition for their next steps.

Program goals:

  • Become well-versed in the foundations of this growing and exciting field
  • Analyze the business strategies behind the games we watch and the websites we peruse
  • Investigate how a story goes from idea to press
  • Scrutinize the impact that sports media has on society
  • Explore the role sports information and sports marketing have on attracting fans and corporate sponsors.
  • Discover how new technologies influence sports media
  • Experience the thrill of doing sports reporting and broadcasting under the supervision of skilled experts
  • Learn firsthand from sports media professionals who will share their experiences 

 

 

College Credit

Marist Summer Pre-College is geared toward sophomores, juniors, and seniors in high school. Upon successful completion of the Summer Pre-College Sports Communication Program, each student will earn three (3) transferable college credits for the Marist College course COM 160, Introduction to Sports Communication.

 

Program Cost

Please see below for the 2019 Pre-College program costs. Cost includes tuition & fees, housing & all meals, field trips, and all course materials. Cost does not include travel expenses. Students may wish to bring funds for incidentals, shopping at the Marist Bookstore or the local mall, souvenirs, and any personal items they wish to purchase.