Johnson C. Smith University Sport Management Program nationally ranked

Graphic that says #17 of 299 Best Ranked Colleges for Sport Management in America

Charlotte, N.C. / June 2, 2020 - Another reason to Hold High the Gold and Blue! Johnson C. Smith University's Sport Management Program ranks #17 on the 2020 Best Colleges for Sports Management in America list, according to Niche. In addition, JCSU is listed as the third best Sport Management Program in the Carolinas and the second best in North Carolina. The University is the only HBCU in the top 20 of 299 schools.

“This ranking is a result of the commitment and dedication to expert faculty and investment of community partners,” said Dr. Laura McLean, dean of Metropolitan College of Professional Studies. “Sport Management is one of the growing majors on our campus, and JCSU’s faculty have worked hard to establish and nurture partnerships for our students with professional teams and organizations throughout Charlotte and the country for our students,” she added.

Niche ranking is based on rigorous analysis of academic, admissions, financial, and student life data from the U.S. Department of Education along with reviews from students and alumni.

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