Interested in a mix of broadcasting, public relations, advertising, journalism and showing up hours before and staying long after the big game? Then you're in the right place. Sports media and communication focuses on the ins and outs of how to succeed in the world of sports. It's not conditioning for the NFL draft, but gaining valuable skills in reporting, marketing and engaging fans. No matter which direction you go, you will learn creative problem-solving, critical thinking, excellent writing and strategic decision-making. Take classes in:
SPORTS MEDIA RELATIONS
SPORTS DATA & ANALYTICS
Our students hit the ground running the minute they step into Andersen Hall. Your portfolio will build itself through each class, from an intro-level sports writing course to covering the Nebraska football spring game.
Get ahead of the game with professor Frauke Hachtmann, a native of Germany and former Husker student–athlete with published work in the International Journal of Sports Communication and experience in international advertising.
Your major is more than what you get done in the classroom. At Nebraska, you will find plenty of ways to get your hands dirty with experiences through student clubs and organizations, learning communities and education abroad opportunities.
Spring Football Game
Take the field at the annual Red-White Spring Game to experience what it’s like to be a sports communication professional.
Friends of KRNU
Get involved in creative production and promotion of the campus radio station 90.3 FM.
FOX Sports U
Warm up for the big leagues working with a national client.
Student Advisory Board
Amplify the voices of your peers.
Put your skills to the test on the national stage.