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Motorsports Management Minor
Indiana State University emerged from the starting line in April 2006 with a minor in motorsports management.
Pushing the Boundaries
Just an hour’s drive from the home of the greatest spectacle in racing – the Indianapolis Motor Speedway – Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Indiana, is strategically positioned to make its mark on the motorsports industry in a fresh and dynamic way.
At Indiana State University, motorsports is our passion and heritage. ISU is located in Terre Haute, Indiana, home to the Hulman family and just one hour from one of the most famous racetracks in the world - the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Lucas Oil Raceway in Clermont, Indiana, home to the National Hot Rod Association's legendary U.S. Nationals, drag racing's version of the Indy 500, is even closer. Racing is in our blood.
Developed with the assistance of our alumni and professionals currently working in the ever-changing field, the university's collaboration delivers a multidisciplinary motorsports management minor. Indiana State University is a leader on the track in addressing the overall needs of the industry.
Central to the minor is Indiana State's AACSB accredited Scott College of Business, which provides courses addressing such topics as risk management, marketing and sponsorship, and the business of motorsports.
The Bailey College of Engineering and Technology provides the theory, laboratory, and practical experiences in automotive engineering technology, electrical engineering technology, and mechanical engineering technology needed for technical and management careers in the industry.
The College of Health and Human Services provides courses that address issues such as human performance, public relations, facility design, and event management to our students.
Besides the classroom, students may be involved with motorsports through a variety of opportunities, such as the Bailey College of Engineering and Technology's Team Sycamore Racing, Indiana State University's student-powered drag team engaged in every aspect regarding the business of drag racing.
In addition, any student may join the Bailey College of Engineering and Technology's Sycamore Motorsports Association, a student-led campus organization focusing on their common interest in motorsports.
The motorsports industry continues to benefit from our graduates. Our program and experiential learning opportunities help students learn if they really have the education, passion and drive necessary to be a winning force within the industry.
Dr. Joyce Young
Team Sycamore Racing