NC MOTORSPORTS AND AUTOMOTIVE RESEARCH CENTER
UNC Charlotte Motorsports is located in the heart of NASCAR country and is the first stop for employers hiring interns and entry level engineers. We're within 50 miles of 90% of the NASCAR Sprint Cup teams and 5 miles from Charlotte Motor Speedway, just past the checkered flag.
Our program is rigorous and well respected in the automotive and racing industries. We offer one of the most innovative "hands-on" programs available in the U.S., allowing our students to be some of the most qualified applicants in motorsports.
Roughly 10% of all NASCAR engineers are UNC Charlotte graduates.
We ensure that our students have the opportunity to learn the theory that will help them on the race track or in an automotive manufacturing facility. They are exposed to some of the most well respected professionals in the racing and automotive industries, adding high level practical experience as a potential part of the training.
We also offer the opportunity to build on your undergraduate motorsports education with Masters and PhD graduate degrees offered in one of our many engineering majors. Or, you can focus on the business side of motorsports with an MBA in our new Sport Marketing and Management program in the Belk Business School, a one-of-a-kind niche program being talked about throughout the industry. No matter what your interests, UNC Charlotte has a program tailored just for you.
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