Earning a bachelor of arts (BA) in sport leadership & management at Pacific University will challenge you to explore the dynamic world of sport and recreation from a multi-disciplinary lens. You will gain a foundation of knowledge and skills necessary to make ethical, data-driven, financial, and legal decisions to lead successful sport programs and organizations, while being given the opportunity to specialize in coursework and experiences that will result in a unique preparation for your dream job.
Four years for a complete BA degree. Two years for students transferring in with an AAOT degree. Program length may vary depending upon the student’s course load and academic progress.
Program Learning Outcomes
By completing a major in Sport Leadership & Management, students will be able to:
Demonstrate an advanced knowledge of theories and skills for effective leadership and professional success
Apply critical thinking and reasoning skills to improve sporting/recreational opportunities and enhance competence for diverse populations
Examine and analyze ethical and moral issues related to the leadership and management of sport and recreational environments
Demonstrate effective communication, orally and in writing, with lay and professional audiences
Demonstrate appropriate levels of independence, judgment, and professionalism in management and leadership environments