Feb 24, 2024  
Academic Catalog 2023-2024 
Academic Catalog 2023-2024

Sport Leadership & Management, BA

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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.  

Major Requirements: 42-50 Credits

Program Details

Program Length

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

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