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Sport Management

Endless Career Opportunities in Sport!

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If you….are a people person, like to be busy, are a leader, understand sport, like to volunteer, and work in an entertaining and fast-paced environment…

You could be a….facility manager, ticket sales manager, event coordinator, director of corporate sales, athletic director, compliance officer, director of community relations…

 You could work within….professional sports organizations, college/university athletic departments, local government, multi-purpose facilities, YMCA’s, sport/recreation organizations, sport agencies…

"With the sports industry being so competitive, it is important to graduate with the skills needed to be successful. The Sport Management program at Winthrop couples a great curriculum with knowledgeable faculty to prepare students for success. The time I spent at Winthrop gave me the learning experience I was looking for. Not only was I receiving a great education, I was also able to take advantage of getting involved with a Division I sports program. Also, with Winthrop’s close proximity to Charlotte, the students have ample opportunities to gain valuable experience working in the industry while attending classes. The curriculum gives the students a great overview of the different paths they can pursue in the sports industry. Courses such as Sport Marketing, Sport Law, and Facilities/Event management truly prepared me for my career and opened my eyes to different areas of sport that I had never thought about. My time at Winthrop was invaluable and I recommend this program to anyone who is passionate about working in sports."


Ryan Petrus
Guest Relations Coordinator
Stadium Operations

Carolina Panthers
800 South Mint Street
Charlotte, NC 28202-1502

 

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