Bachelor of Science in
Sport Management

Bachelor of Science in Sport Management

The Sport Management degree at Limestone, combines the institution of sport to the realm of business and prepares students for one of the fastest growing career opportunities in the nation. In this major, you'll study concepts like management and leadership, marketing and promotions, and finance and economics as they pertain to the world of sport business.

The sport management professors place focus on practical learning through class projects, external partnerships, and the student club. Hands-on learning will prepare you for your career and interesting coursework will provide a strong foundation in sport business principles.

Students must be cognizant of the fact that the undergraduate degree is primarily a preparation for entry-level positions. Thus, students are encouraged to continue their education by seeking a graduate degree. 

For those looking to set themselves apart from their peers, Limestone offers a unique 4+1 program where students can graduate with both a bachelor’s degree in Sport Management and a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) in only 5 years. Regardless of your goals, an MBA can enhance your professional opportunities.

Mission Statement

The Sport Management major prepares students to plan, manage and sustain effective sport business experiences in private, public and commercial settings. Within a business and sport philosophical context, there are emphases upon entrepreneurship, marketing and all other components of business and sport management.  Students develop a “service” sensitivity and skills applicable to the sport business industry in general.

Philosophy and Goals

The Sport Management major is designed to provide students with an introductory understanding and preparation necessary to become successful in amateur sports,  professional sports, and the sport business industry in general. The program combines core courses from the business administration and sport management disciplines that emphasize management, marketing, human resource, sound accounting practices, event and facility management, and sport communication, among others. Majors will participate in an internship program during their senior year where they apply their knowledge and skills in an academic or sport industry setting.

Limestone College Sport Management Program

Are you looking to fast track the road from high school to MBA graduate?

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limestone.edu/4plus1

 

Do you have an Associates degree and want to earn an MBA in 3 years?

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Day programs in Gaffney, online & evening classes in extended campus locations

Locations

  • Gaffney Campus
    Gaffney Main Campus
    1115 College Drive
    Gaffney, SC 29341
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  • Greenville Campus
    Greenville Campus
    25 Woods Lake Rd
    Suite 601
    Greenville, SC 29607
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  • Columbia Campus
    Columbia Campus
    Fontaine Business Center
    400 Arbor Lake Drive, Suite 800
    Columbia, SC 29223
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  • Aiken Campus
    Aiken Campus
    Aiken Tech
    2276 Jefferson Davis Highway
    Graniteville, SC 29829
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  • Midstate Campus
    Madison Plaza
    2724 West Palmetto Street
    Florence, SC 29501
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  • Charleston Campus
    Charleston Campus
    4500 Leeds Avenue
    Suite 208
    Charleston, SC 29405
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List of Evening Class locations

Day programs in Gaffney, online & evening classes in extended campus locations

Our business programs are offered in a variety of locations, each built for different students. Our traditional day students attend class on our main campus in Gaffney, South Carolina— a beautiful town with rich historic buildings and hundreds of campus involvement opportunities. More than half of day students live on campus and participate in athletics, fine arts, community service and other leadership associations.

Our Online & Evening courses provide evening classrooms in locations all across South Carolina – -Aiken, Charleston, Columbia, Florence, Greenville and at our main campus in Gaffney.

Our online programs are accessible across the country – so even if you’re in Charlotte, North Carolina, you can still work towards your Limestone degree. Students also have the option to take a combination of classes at any of these campuses and online.

Financial Aid, Scholarships & Grants

Limestone works to make education affordable, putting together a financial aid package with need and merit-based financial aid options for every one of their admitted students. 95 percent of Limestone College students receive some type of financial assistance. Academic, athletic and arts scholarships, activity and need-based grants are all available for day students.

Corporate Partnerships for Online and Evening Students

Limestone College holds a number of partnerships with companies providing corporate grants to students. If a student’s company participates in the program, he or she is eligible to receive the grant each semester. With the corporate grant, students can still receive financial aid and any state or federal student loans. Here are a few of our partner corporations:

Origin SC
Cherokee County Schools
Dish Network
Novant Health
Nestlé
Michelin NA
Medical University of South Carolina
The Timken Company
McLeod Health
The Charles Lea Center
Dennys
Brown Packing Co.
Papa Johns
Bridgestone
Blue Acorn
Koyo Bearings
Blackbaud
Core Molding Technologies
JM Smith
Robert Allen Group
Parker Hannifin
QS 1
Spinx logo
Broad River Electric Cooperative
Palmetto Goodwill
South Carolina Federal Credit Union
OmniSource
Southern Weaving
South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs
Infrastructure Consulting & Enginering
Smith Drug Company
RX Medic
Integral Solutions
Charleston County
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
Charleston County Parks & Recreation
Charleston Marine Containers
Berkeley County Government
Roper Staffing
SEW-Eurodrive, Inc.
Alfmeier Friedrichs & Rath
Mitsubishi Polyester Film, Inc
North American Rescue
Ply Gem
VTL Precision
Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce
Productivity Solutions & Training
Palmetto Project
Mariott Greenville
Dorchester County
Assurant, Inc.
Bon Secours St Francis Health System
Innova Web Design Group
Piedmont Petroleum Corp
Berkeley Chamber of Commerce
Propel HR
Plastic Omnium
Three J Property Maintenance
CLK MultiFamily Management Sedgefield Apartments
Cleveland Park Animal Hospital
Wheeler Material Handling
Family Physicians of Spartanburg
Georgetown County Water and Sewer District
Carolina Wellness And Recovery Of Powdersville
Jasper County
Dorchester School District Two
Florence One Schools
Mossburg Sign Products, Inc