Top Sports Management Programs

Following are the top schools for sports management programs:

Winthrop University
- It offers the interdisciplinary Sport Management degree (Bachelor of Science), which is a joint venture between the Department of Health and Physical Education in the Richard W. Riley College of Education and the College of Business Administration.
- Winthrop's sport management program is the only one of its kind in the Charlotte metropolitan region.
- Winthrop University is ranked as one of the South's top 10 public universities that convey master's degrees in the 2011 U.S. News & World Report's edition of “America's Best Colleges”.

The University of Tampa (UT)
- The Sport Management Major is designed to provide students with a combination of sport business theory and practical experience to prepare them for a successful career in the industry.
- In 2007 UT's major in sport management was named an approved program by the Sport Management Program Review Council (SMPRC).
- UT is listed as 46th of 100 colleges that are “better than you think” in “Harvard Schmarvard (2003)”.

Rice University
- It offers one of the most respected undergraduate Sport Management programs in the world.
- U.S. News & World Report in its rankings of the "Top Schools" in 2010 rated Rice University 17th in the country. It was the highest ranked university in the country with a Sport Management major.
- Rice University has been ranked No. 1 nationally for "Best Quality of Life" by the Princeton Review in its annual guidebook of the country's best colleges.

American Military University (AMU)
- It offers an online master's degree in Sports Management for those who are interested in sports management, coaching, and administration. Students are provided with an opportunity to concentrate in an area of specific interest.
- AMU is ranked the No. 1 most popular college among the U.S. military by Military Times Edge Magazine.
- American Military University is a member of American Public University System, which is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, North Central Association and nationally accredited by the Accrediting Commission, Distance Education and Training Council.

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