Recreation, Parks and Leisure Studies
If you dream of working at management-level positions in the diverse field of parks and recreation, this major is for you. You will combine advanced-level study in recreation management and administration with supporting management science courses in the Economics Department.
Careers in Recreation Management
- Parks and recreation director
- State park manager
- Recreation administrator in a nonprofit agency
- Commercial recreation management
- Special events planner
What Will I Learn?
- Resourcefulness, service learning and independent thinking in and out of the classroom
- Analyze commercial recreation development and management
- Study the planning, design and management of recreation resources
- W. H. Parks Family Outdoor Education Center, Raquette Lake
- Home to the
- Get academic credit for kayaking, backpacking, rock climbing and other outdoor adventures
College is more than a classroom. Enhance your experience with these opportunities such as internships and fieldwork in parks, hospitals, recreation departments and other settings in the U.S. and abroad.
Student Clubs and Activities
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