What will I learn?

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.

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

Career Potential

Parks and recreation director

State park manager

Recreation administrator in a non-profit agency

Commercial recreation management

Special events planner


  • Camp Management
  • Leisure/Recreation Program

Which department am I in?

School of Professional Studies

Study options

Full Time (121 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$16,980.00 per year
Start date

Expected January, August 2022


School of Professional Studies

Professional Studies Building, Room 1175,


New Jersey,

13045, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Candidates for admission must graduate from a secondary school program or present a General Equivalency Diploma. Preparation for freshman candidates should include the following: English: 4 units, Social Studies: 4 units, Mathematics: 3-4 units, Science: 3-4 units, Foreign Language: 3-4 units.

For international students

Students must have graduated from a secondary school program.

They also must have the following requirements:

TOEFL Test of English as a Foreign Language: IBT 79

IELTS International English Language Testing System: Band 6.5

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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