Learn from a world-renowned faculty in a comprehensive, business-focused curriculum that includes sport, entertainment and venue management.
Study within the nation’s Top 5-ranked sport science program, and choose from areas of concentration including entertainment management, sport management, and venue and event management, or graduate with distinction in the undergraduate research track.
Prepare for a future in sports and entertainment as part of the nation’s Top 5-ranked program for sport science.
Choose from multiple areas of concentration, or graduate with distinction in the undergraduate research track.
Gain an edge in the job market with at least two required industry-specific work experiences while you are a student.
Access this unique scholarship opportunity for incoming sport and entertainment management freshmen.
What You’ll Study
Learn the business behind the game in a curriculum that includes accounting, marketing, economics, finance and industry-specific courses in venue, entertainment and sport management. With topics ranging from big data to venue operations, students can select electives to tailor their degree to their career interests.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Marketing and advertising an event to attract attendees and generate publicity
International and Domestic Business
Building relationships and conducting transactions across borders
Directing and overseeing the activities and resources to achieve specific goals
Coordinating and managing all aspects of an event, including logistics, vendors and timelines
Inspiring and guiding others to achieve common goals and reach their full potential
Selling products or services by identifying and meeting customer needs and building relationships
Using your degree
Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.
Learn how alumni use degrees with outcome data from Gamecock GradStats, a service of the University of South Carolina Career Center.
- College Athletics Administration
- Entertainment Media Expert
- eSports Manager
- Venue Manager
- Professional Sport Team Operations Expert
- Talent Agent
Job Titles of Alumni
- Account Executive
- Account Manager
- Project Manager
- General Manager
- Event Manager
- Operations Manager
Average Alumni Salary
Five to 10 years after graduation without additional education $70,702
- Event Promotions
- Venue Operations
- Special Events
- Live Entertainment
- Professional Sports Leagues and Teams
Employers of Alumni
- University of South Carolina
- National Basketball Association (NBA)
- CSC - Contemporary Services Corporation
- Carolina Panthers
- Los Angeles Rams