Recreation, Tourism, & Sport Management Careers

Community Recreation & Youth Development

Students graduating from the Community Recreation & Youth Development program might find careers in such settings as:

  • Nonprofit Youth-Serving Agencies (Boys & Girls Clubs, YMCA, YWCA, 4-H, Boy & Girl Scouts, Girls INC.)
  • Public Entities (Municipal Park & Recreation Departments, Community Centers, Senior Centers, After School Programs, Community Youth Services).
  • Juvenile Justice Systems
  • Special Events Management
  • Military Recreation
  • Campus Recreation
  • Youth Ministry

Therapeutic Recreation

Students graduating from the Therapeutic Recreation program might find careers in such settings as:

  • Acute Care Hospitals
  • Psychiatric Hospitals
  • Residential Facilities
  • Long-Term Care, Skilled Nursing Facilities
  • Adult Day Care Facilities
  • Corrections Facilities
  • Municipal Recreation Departments
  • Non-Profit Agencies
  • Wilderness Adventure Programs¬†

Tourism, Hospitality, & Event Management

Students graduating from the Therapeutic Recreation program might find careers in functions and settings such as:

  • Consultant
  • Convention services
  • Event management
  • International travel planner
  • Event Planner
  • Social media marketing
  • Tourism marketing
  • Wedding planner
  • Convention Centers
  • Federal, state, or local governments
  • Recreational facilities
  • Retreat centers
  • Tourism and visitors bureau