2020-2021 Catalog (Current)

Sports Communication

Degree Type: Certificate
College(s): College of Arts and Sciences

Program Requirements

Sports Communication, Certificate Program Checksheet


  • Certificate Courses
  • Admission and Transfer Requirements
  • Graduation Requirements

Why Choose the Sports Communication Certificate? - Program Spotlight

The sports industry has become a major player in the national and world economy. Beyond the obvious competition events involving players, coaches and spectators, the industry requires many support personnel to administer, market, and broadcast events. At every level of involvement, appropriate and effective communication is required. This certificate adds an additional endorsement in communication skills for anyone involved in the Sports industry at any level, from volunteer to professional.

More Information

ADVISOR: Dr. Sandy Alspach
PHONE: 231-591-2779

Department of Humanities
Ferris State University
1009 Campus Drive/JOH 119
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2280
Phone: 231-591-3675

Required Courses
Credit Hours

Sports Communication Certificate - 12 Credits

Organizational Communication
Sports Communication
Elective Course - 3 Credits
Elective course selected with advice from Certificate advisor.