Sports, Fitness & Recreation Management
Associate in Science
This program provides the graduate with instruction in health/wellness, first aid, strength training, outdoor recreation, and physical education. Completion of this degree will prepare the student to meet the demands and develop the knowledge required to maintain a healthy lifestyle and gain a basic understanding of the sport/recreation industry. Candidates considering this program should be interested in pursuing a career in a sport/recreation field. Upon completion of this degree, students will have a well-rounded look at what goes on behind the scenes in different aspects of the sports/fitness/recreation industries.
- 2-Year Program
- Some general education courses offered online
- No certificates available for this program
Employment of recreation workers is projected to grow 9 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations. As more emphasis is placed on the importance of lifelong well-being, more recreation workers will be needed to work with children and adults in a variety of settings.
The median annual wage for recreation workers was $23,870 in May 2016.
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