Centers of Excellence

Break Away From the Pack

Our six distinctive Centers of Excellence offer truly unique opportunities to take your experience to the next level. Travel the world. Meet acclaimed thought leaders. Serve communities in need. Intern in the United States Congress. Conduct serious research and contribute to emerging areas of knowledge. The experiences waiting for you are boundless.

LeMieux Center for Public Policy

The LeMieux Center for Public Policy is named for former U.S. Senator George LeMieux and will position you to work closely with some of the most accomplished thought leaders in the world. Opportunities include fellowships, lecture series, networking events and a Congressional internship program in Washington D.C.

Titus Center for Franchising

PBA’s Titus Center for Franchising is the only dedicated academic center of its kind. The Center offers a business concentration in franchising, a franchising internship program, and job shadowing and training opportunities at area businesses and the world headquarters of United Franchise Group. You’ll learn under renowned industry expert Dr. John P. Hayes.  

Center for Biblical Leadership

The Center for Biblical Leadership lets students and faculty explore the opportunities and challenges of leading businesse and ministry organizations from a biblical world view. Executive leadership consultant Dr. Sam Voorhies leads the center, bringing decades of teaching experience and lessons from 25 years with Christian aid organization World Vision.

Gregory Center for Medical Missions

The Gregory Center for Medical Missions sends PBA pharmacy students and faculty around the world to provide care. You’ll foster improved healthcare opportunities, meet the spiritual needs of underserved communities and work collaboratively with strategic partners in the Christ-first medical missions arena.

Rinker Center for Experiential Learning

The Rinker Center for Experiential Learning will empowers you to immerse yourself in life changing experiences around the world. The Center offers trips to places such as London, Rome, Florence, Cape Town and Auckland to name just a few, and provides abundant support with the logistics for students new to international travel.

Center for Integrative Science Learning

The Center for Integrative Science Learning empowers young students through Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) oriented programming. You’ll work closely with local middle school students to expose them to the vibrant, fulfilling opportunities awaiting them in STEM-related professions.

“The PBA community, my friends and mentors, is unlike anything I could ever have imagined finding. PBA offers opportunities to grow and develop holistically in a way that other schools simply can’t touch.” Evan Berlanti ‘16
2014-2015 LeMieux Center Fellow

Guided by Experts

Dr. John P. Hayes of the Titus Center for Franchising has been CEO of a company with a network of 265 franchises.

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Bringing Healing to the World

The Gregory Center for Medical Missions has provided medical services to more than 17,300 individuals in underserved communities around the world.

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Going Global

To date, the Rinker Center for Experiential Learning has sent more than 2,000 members of the PBA community to learn in countries across the globe.

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