Sport Management

About Sport Management

Winthrop University offers an interdisciplinary Sport Management degree with an exciting program that will benefit students with an interest in the ever-growing business of sport. Students enrolled in the program pursue the Bachelor of Science degree in Sport Management. 


Did You Know?

  • The sport industry is estimated to be a $410 billion business in the United States; globally, this figure nearly doubles.
  • Charlotte, NC (only minutes north of Winthrop) is home to a number of professional sport teams, including the NFL's Carolina Panthers, the NBA's Charlotte Hornets, the Charlotte Knights, an AAA affiliate of the Chicago White Sox, and the American Hockey League's Charlotte Checkers, an affiliate of the Carolina Hurricanes.
  • Sport venues in the Charlotte metropolitan region include Bank of America Stadium, Time Warner Cable Arena, Knights Stadium, Charlotte Motor Speedway, Bojangles Arena, Memorial Stadium, and Winthrop Coliseum.
  • Winthrop's sport management program is the only one of its kind in the Charlotte metropolitan region and one of only two in the state of South Carolina.