About the Recreation and Sport Management Program



The mission of the Recreation and Sport Management Department is to create a transformative learning environment that fosters excellence, leadership and service.



The Recreation and Sport Management Department strives to be a premier leader within the institution, community, region and discipline. We will demonstrate leadership through professional and experiential education; pursue scholarship and research; and actively engage in service and outreach.



The Recreation and Sport Management Department provides a learning environment which:

  • emphasizes wellness and quality of life;
  • supports environmental stewardship;
  • promotes inclusion, diversity, and social justice;
  • engenders commitment to professional ethics;
  • advocates sustainability and community development;
  • and prepares servant leaders.


Adopted Nov. 11, 2011