A Bachelor’s Degree Developed in Collaboration with Emmy-Winning Sportscaster Dan Patrick
With over 20 years of experience in the sportscasting industry, including as a studio host on ESPN’s SportsCenter (where he won an Emmy and a National Sportscaster of the Year Award), and his current show on NBCMS and Sirius XM Radio, Dan Patrick is a perfect fit to collaborate with Full Sail University to create this new sportscasting degree program.
Curriculum Built With Real-World Experience and Industry Expertise
A unique combination of Full Sail University’s innovative education model and Dan Patrick’s years of industry experience, this degree prepares students with constant real-world experience both on camera and behind the scenes.
The accelerated curriculum, which can be completed in less than two years, includes on-camera experience in voice training and live presentation, as well as courses covering behind-the-scenes skills like journalism and multimedia storytelling and a focus on emerging technologies and broadcast opportunities like gaming, virtual reality, and augmented reality.
Students will practice pitching, writing, and editing stories for media types ranging from broadcast to social media on a variety of sports topics, with an emphasis on professional workflow and tight deadlines. In addition to traditional newsgathering, students will learn the elements of effective storytelling as they apply to array of written and visual formats. Read more...
Skill in vocal performance is crucial for any successful sports broadcaster and communicator. Students will learn how to recognize and develop vocal richness and authenticity, while exploring the philosophy of communicating with audiences. Read more...
Students will become familiar with production and media technologies as they relate to presentation, content creation, and audience engagement, discovering broadcast opportunities for new and progressive technologies such as gaming, virtual reality, and augmented reality. Read more...
Developed by Experts, Taught by Pros
—Gus Ramsey Program Director
Watch Gus Ramsey discuss Full Sail's Dan Patrick School of Sportscasting
Guest Faculty Straight From the Industry
Full Sail University’s Dan Patrick School of Sportscasting also features direct interaction and teaching from some of the industry’s most accomplished veterans.
President, Ed Goren Sports Media
FOX Sports | Emmy-Award Winner
Sports Journalist, ESPN
Sports Journalist / Consultant / Speaker
GOLF CHANNEL/NBC I Kann Advisory Group
Founder and CEO, The Ringer
30 for 30 | NYTimes Best-Selling Author
Sports Journalist, ESPN