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One of the many undergraduate degrees that you can choose from is a Bachelor of Science, or BSc. Usually, the field of study will be one that is based in the sciences or technology. It is offered at a wide range of international colleges and universities, and normally takes four years to complete. What is a BSc in Parks and Recreation Management? In this program of study, students learn how to int… Read more

One of the many undergraduate degrees that you can choose from is a Bachelor of Science, or BSc. Usually, the field of study will be one that is based in the sciences or technology. It is offered at a wide range of international colleges and universities, and normally takes four years to complete.

What is a BSc in Parks and Recreation Management? In this program of study, students learn how to integrate the needs of natural areas with the needs of the people who wish to use them. Courses will include studying plants, wildlife, history, planning, communication and management. Programs often include some fieldwork as well. In the later years of study, one can often choose to specialize, for example in community park management or in wildlife services.

The degree prepares students to work in all types of parks, from local recreational centers to larger wildlife preserves. With its focus on both nature and people, it prepares students to better integrate into communities, becoming valuable members of them.

The cost of this undergraduate degree will vary, depending on what academic institution you choose and where it is located. There are many international colleges and universities offering programs online that can help to lower the expense.

There are a lot of potential employers for graduates in parks and recreation management, including parks and recreation centers at all levels of governmental jurisdiction, sports centers, youth agencies, and tour agencies and operators. Even companies with larger grounds, such as hospitals, may employ people with this degree.

Learning about nature and how to appreciate it and live with it in a way that causes no harm is a great life lesson, as well as a fascinating way to earn a living. To get more detailed information, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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James Madison University
Harrisonburg, USA

Effective sports and recreation managers plan, organize and direct the operations of sports and fitness programs, activities and services. Whether working with a professional ... +

Effective sports and recreation managers plan, organize and direct the operations of sports and fitness programs, activities and services. Whether working with a professional sports team, at a commercial fitness business or for a parks and recreation department, you’ll need competencies in marketing, leadership and project management to be successful. As a JMU sport and recreation management major, you will develop leadership skills through sound theoretical course work, innovative learning activities and mentoring opportunities. All of your major requirements are met through small classes, team learning experiences and meaningful personal contacts with faculty and industry professionals. With an emphasis on applied practical knowledge, your required internship will augment your classroom learning as you work alongside dynamic industry professionals in premier sport and recreation organizations. Along the way, your required classes will also earn you a useful general business minor. This program will challenge you to think critically, use technology and appreciate the global community. -
BSc
Full-time
4 years
English
Aug 2023
Campus
 
Nova Southeastern University Undergraduate Programs
Fort Lauderdale, USA

You can become a successful member of any sports organization at the professional, collegiate, or amateur level with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Sport ... +

You can become a successful member of any sports organization at the professional, collegiate, or amateur level with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Sport and Recreation Management from Nova Southeastern University. Not only will you have the skills and practical knowledge needed to succeed, but you’ll also have opportunities to learn from the pros in our Career in Sports series and grow your professional network through events hosted by the college. -
BSc
Full-time
4 years
English
Aug 2023
15 Jun 2023
Campus
 
Hardin-Simmons University
Abilene, USA

Fitness, Recreation & Sports Management is the most flexible degree in the School of Kinesiology, Health & Recreation. It allows for 22 credit hours of electives and i ... +

Fitness, Recreation & Sports Management is the most flexible degree in the School of Kinesiology, Health & Recreation. It allows for 22 credit hours of electives and is the only degree in the School that requires a minor. -
BSc
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 

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University Of Nebraska Kearney
Kearney, USA

The Recreation Management degree is designed to prepare students for careers in organizations that plan programs, activities, and events, and manage recreation facilities or o ... +

The Recreation Management degree is designed to prepare students for careers in organizations that plan programs, activities, and events, and manage recreation facilities or outdoor areas. This major is ideal for students interested in working with activities and events such as youth and adult sports leagues, community events, aquatics, arts and crafts, cultural programs, special event planning, community celebrations, conferences, and more. -
BSc
Full-time
4 years
English
Jan 2023
Campus
 
George Mason University
Fairfax, USA

The Recreation Management BS Degree's parks and outdoor recreation concentration explores the contribution of recreation and parks to public well-being and quality of life. Th ... +

The Recreation Management BS Degree's parks and outdoor recreation concentration explores the contribution of recreation and parks to public well-being and quality of life. This career-ready concentration includes coursework in natural resources management, outdoor recreation programming, and commercial and environmental education as well as supervised practicum and internship experiences. Graduates are prepared to qualify for application as Certified Park and Recreational Professionals and to take on professional roles in which they plan and implement community recreation and sports programs, services, and events; lead outdoor adventure activities; serve as experiential environmental educators; and manage commercial, natural, and cultural resources and their recreational uses. -
BSc
Full-time
4 years
English
Aug 2023
Campus
 
California State University, Fresno
Fresno, USA

The department offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Recreation Administration for individuals who are committed to the recreation and leisure services profession. The major ... +

The department offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Recreation Administration for individuals who are committed to the recreation and leisure services profession. The major in Recreation Administration prepares students with the knowledge, understanding, ability, and skill necessary to successfully function in professional positions related to the major. -
BSc
Full-time
4 years
English
Aug 2023
01 Jul 2023
Campus
 
Trine University
Angola, USA

Youth sports in the United States is a more than $15 billion industry. The Bachelor of Science in sport and recreation degree at Trine University prepares you for a rewarding ... +

Youth sports in the United States is a more than $15 billion industry. The Bachelor of Science in sport and recreation degree at Trine University prepares you for a rewarding career in recreation. -
BSc
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 
Voorhees College
Denmark, USA

The goals of the Biology Major are: To equip the graduate with the appropriate knowledge, skills, and background to pursue graduate studies in Biology or in professional schoo ... +

The goals of the Biology Major are: To equip the graduate with the appropriate knowledge, skills, and background to pursue graduate studies in Biology or in professional schools for medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, allied health, or other related areas; To improve the acquisition of critical thinking skills necessary for the understanding and practice of science; A major in Biology consists of: At least 45 semester hours of course work in Biology (four of which are elective hours) 20 semester hours of course work in Chemistry 8 semester hours of Physics 6 semester hours of Computer Science 9 hours of Mathematics. A graduate is also required to complete the College’s General Education requirements and three (3) elective semester hours outside of the department. -
BSc
English
Online
 
Lees-McRae College
Banner Elk, USA

The outdoors will become your classroom with the Outdoor Recreation Management program. Make a career in outdoor, environmental and experiential education yours with specific ... +

The outdoors will become your classroom with the Outdoor Recreation Management program. Make a career in outdoor, environmental and experiential education yours with specific training in leadership and program management with an emphasis on environmental stewardship. -
BSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Barclay College

The Sports and Recreation Ministry degree prepares the student to be an effective leader in the fields of sports ministry, recreation, and camping. Students are required to st ... +

The Sports and Recreation Ministry degree prepares the student to be an effective leader in the fields of sports ministry, recreation, and camping. Students are required to study in a variety of areas: the biological and social sciences, sports and recreation, health content, experiential education, developmental theory, and Christian ministry practices. The curriculum includes both content and process-oriented courses and emphasizes service-learning and field experience. All facets are integrated with Christian principles. -
BSc
Full-time
English
Campus
 
University Of Nebraska Kearney
Kearney, USA

The Recreation, Outdoor, and Event Management degree is designed to prepare students for careers in organizations that plan programs, activities, and events, and manage natura ... +

The Recreation, Outdoor, and Event Management degree is designed to prepare students for careers in organizations that plan programs, activities, and events, and manage natural resources, parks, and recreation facilities. -
BSc
Full-time
4 years
English
Jan 2023
Campus
 
George Mason University
Fairfax, USA

A BS in Recreation Management with a concentration in therapeutic recreation prepares students for the use of activities as therapeutic tools to enhance the quality of life fo ... +

A BS in Recreation Management with a concentration in therapeutic recreation prepares students for the use of activities as therapeutic tools to enhance the quality of life for people with disabilities. This career-ready concentration follows American Therapeutic Recreation Association guidelines of foundations, client assessment, treatment programs, implementation and modifications, and evaluation of treatments. Seniors intern under the supervision of a certified therapeutic recreation specialist in preparation to sit for the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification exam. -
BSc
Full-time
4 years
English
Aug 2023
Campus