Recreation administration is about managing recreation, sports and event services. Professionals in the field also help individuals and communities stay active, improve their health and fitness, and have fun.
Whether you are designing entertaining and engaging activities for children, or promoting recreation, sports, events, tourism and commercial experiences for adults, you can help improve the overall quality of life in communities.
Recreation Administration offers a unique and comprehensive program that combines recreation, sports and event management, expanding potential employment opportunities for graduates.
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Kean recreation administration graduates have meaningful careers in government parks and agencies, nonprofit organizations, youth sports, camps, professional sports, and health and fitness centers, making wellness a top priority in these and other roles:
- Recreation administrator/supervisor
- Events manager
- Youth sports camp facilitator
- Athletic facilities manager
- Professional sports administrators
- Health and fitness center supervisors
- Resort or cruise ship activities directors
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