In the Sport Science Diploma Program, students develop theoretical knowledge of sports administration, physical growth and development, bio-mechanics, exercise physiology, sport history and sport psychology. This interdisciplinary program provides flexibility in course selection and is suitable for students with multiple areas of interest and those wanting flexibility in their career direction. There are also options to specialize in kinesiology or health and recreation.
School of Health Professions Division of Athletic Training, Health, and Exercise Science The programs in Exercise and Sports Sciences are designed to meet the growing need for health professionals versed in the science of exercise, physical activity, and sport performance. Our four-year program focuses on such areas as exercise physiology, motor learning, conditioning for sport, nutrition, biomechanics, sports management and fitness programming for healthy and unhealthy populations, as well as those with disabilities. Enjoy the benefits of our relationships with the campus’ Wellness, Recreation and Athletic Center and NCAA Division-I athletic teams, in addition to our off-campus ties to the Barclays Center and Brooklyn Nets, Pfizer Corporate Fitness, Velocity Sports Performance, La Palaestra Center for Preventive Medicine, and other clinical affiliations that specialize in fitness, rehabilitation, sport performance, and sport management.
University of the Pacific is a prestigious private university located in Stockton, California, not far from San Francisco. It dates back to 1851, when the California Wesleyan College was opened in Santa Clara, in 1871 the institution moved to San Jose, and in 1923 the University settled in Stockton. From 1911 to 1961 was called "Pacific College" (College of the Pacific) and only then became the Pacific University. This is the first independent college in California, it includes the first music conservatory and the oldest medical school on the West Coast. The University is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and regularly ranks high in various rankings:
Currently, the university has the following colleges, schools, departments and research centers:
1) College of the Pacific: