Prepare for a leadership career in sport, entertainment or venue management in one of the world’s leading programs.
South Carolina's Department of Sport and Entertainment Management unites theory and practice at the highest level with an award-winning roster of exceptional faculty members. Their industry expertise brings unprecedented value into the classroom and is matched only by the scholarship of the department's impactful research.
Be part of one of the best sport and entertainment graduate degree programs in the world.
Join a comprehensive program that includes sport management, event management and venue management.
Benefit from powerful networking opportunities that promote career success and professional growth.
Learn from outstanding faculty members who have years of experience in the sport, entertainment and venue industries.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Coordinating and managing all aspects of an event, including logistics, vendors and timelines
PR and Media Relations
Building and maintaining relationships with the media and public to enhance reputation or visibility
Examining and interpreting information to uncover insights and inform decision making
Planning and Strategy
Developing and implementing a comprehensive and effective approach to achieve specific goals
Interpreting and applying laws and regulations to specific situations or issues
Directing and overseeing the activities and resources to achieve specific goals
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.
- Booking Agent
- Athletics Administration
- Event Promoter
- Entertainment Media expert
- eSports Manager
- Venue Operator
Job Titles of Alumni
- Senior Event Marketing Manager
- Assistant Ticket Manager
- Account Manager
- Tour Manager
- Program Coordinator
- Event Coordinator
Average Alumni Salary
Five to 10 years after graduation without additional education $108,279
- Professional Sports Leagues
- College or Professional Sports Programs
- Entertainment Corporations
- Entertainment and Sports Facilities
- Sports Retailing
- Footwear and Sports Apparel
Employers of Alumni
- Cumulus Media
- University of South Carolina Athletics Department
- National Basketball Association
- Titans Sports Academy