Recreation administration prepares students aiming for careers in recreation, sport, and event management across various sectors, including, professional sports, intercollegiate athletics, youth sports agencies, campus services, public parks and recreation organizations, nonprofit organization, and event management agencies.
Recreation administration majors can choose to pursue a concentration in Sport and Event Management or Community Recreation.
Recreation administration graduates hold job titles such as Sports Manager, Recreation Director, Event Coordinator, Athletic Director, Program Coordinator, Superintendent of Recreation and Parks, and Facility Manager.
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
- Park manager
- Resort or cruise ship activities directors
Average class size at Kean
Kean graduates owe less than the national average
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