Be a leader in the exciting field of recreation management.
The Academy’s Master of Sports Science degree in Recreation Management is a one-of-a kind program specifically designed to teach students the core skills needed for a recreation management professional to plan, organize, and administer recreation, leisure, and tourism programs, services and activities. Recreation management degree holders will be the leaders in an evolving field with tremendous growth potential. All courses are offered online so you can complete your studies at any time from any place.
Prepare yourself for the evolving world of recreation management!
Job opportunities in the field of recreation management are expanding every day, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts employment of recreation workers will continue to grow as more emphasis is placed on the importance of lifelong well-being.
Our graduates make a difference.
Since the Academy’s founding in 1972, thousands of Academy graduates have gone on to success as coaches, managers, educators, athletic directors and administrators, entrepreneurs, healthcare providers, researchers and a myriad of other professionals at all level of sports, including professional, Olympic, collegiate, interscholastic, and recreational.
Students applying for the Academy’s graduate degree programs must submit all previous official transcripts and have finished an undergraduate program with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Students must also prepare a written personal statement with an autobiography, career plans and expected goals for pursuing a master’s degree from the Academy and submit three recommendations.