Gain the knowledge and experience needed to be a leader in the sport and recreation industry.

What is Sport Management?

Sport and recreation have become an integral part of our society, providing not only valuable opportunities for health, development and achievement, but a multibillion-dollar industry. Increased privatization has not only led to more and a wider variety of professional opportunities, but a need for more effective preparation for those wishing to enter and be successful in the industry. Whether you aspire to work in performance, production, or promotion, the need for qualified leaders has never been greater.

Sport Management Major

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. 

Sport Management Careers

Students with a background in sport leadership and management are prepared to pursue fields such as:

  • Coaching
  • Recreation Management
  • Athletic Administration
  • Sports Marketing