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We offer concentrations in Recreation Therapy and Recreation Management through our Recreation Professions Major.

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We believe that recreation is worth studying, as its benefits are endless. Therefore, we provide a four-year undergraduate program that leads to a Bachelor of Arts in either Therapeutic Recreation or Recreation Management.

Preparing for Recreation Careers

The Recreation Professions major prepares students with the knowledge and skills for employment in:

  • Military settings
  • Not-for-Profit settings
  • National and State Parks
  • Commercial/Private settings
  • Campus Recreation settings
  • Resort and Hospitality settings
  • Clinical/Long-Term Care settings
  • Outdoor Recreation and Adventure
  • Municipal Parks and Recreation settings
Jobs for Recreation Managers

Majors can apply for a wide variety of jobs!

  • Park Ranger
  • Recreation Therapist
  • Special Event Planner
  • Youth Sports Coordinator
  • Recreation Sports Coordinator
  • Aquatics Supervisor/Specialist
  • Outdoor Leader/Facilitator/Guide
  • Facility Manager and Resort Manager
  • Recreation Director and Camp Director
  • Armed Forces Recreation Administrator
  • Outdoor Recreation Coordinator/Director
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