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