School of Nursing & Kinesiology
Sport & Recreational Leadership
Traditional undergraduate students that receive financial aid, like scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study employment.
Students participating in trips spanning six continents, 102 countries, and 27 states through our Tri-S Program.
Students in both undergraduate and graduate studies who are experiencing Real Life: Together.
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Complete the 51-hour major in the Department of Kinesiology.
The minor in Sport and Recreational Leadership aims to complement majors in areas such as exercise science, youth leadership development, criminal justice, and other fields focusing on leadership and community-building.
What courses will I take?
Among the classes in the 51-hour major are:
- Sports administration
- Sports nutrition
- Youth and adult sports programming
- Accounting, management, and marketing
- Conditioning athletes
What kind of jobs can I anticipate after graduation?
- YMCA Staff or Director
- Youth Sports Coach
- Camp Staff or Director
- Recreation Leader for Communities and/or Parks
- Athletic Director
- Sport Facilities Manager and Event Planning
Majoring in sport and recreational leadership prepares students to work in recreation and sports centers, with athletic programs, at camps, and/or in YMCAs, churches, established businesses, or as an entrepreneur.