Bachelor of Science in Parks, Recreation and Leisure Management
Whether you want to help your community make the most of its natural and cooperative resources or you’re looking for a career that can help you create destination experiences all over the world, the right education can make all the difference. Prepare for a lifelong career helping others enjoy leisure activities with the Bachelor of Science in Parks, Recreation and Leisure Management from Everglades University.
From managing amusement parks to running your local parks and rec, this bachelor’s degree program helps students build a foundation of skills and knowledge in leisure programming, community engagement, recreation and tourism. Graduates will have earned a valuable credential to pursue entry-level positions in the field and the tools to advance into leadership roles down the line.
Explore what it takes to excel in a parks, recreation and leisure management career with a curriculum that can include, but is not limited to, courses such as:
- Designing Parks and Recreation Experiences
- Parks, Recreation and Tourism Marketing
- Business Management in Parks, Recreation and Tourism
- Leisure Programming
- Facilities Planning and Management
A capstone course is also required to help students better internalize the skills and knowledge delivered in the program. With its comprehensive instruction in business, leadership, communication, team building and critical thinking, graduates of the bachelor’s degree will gain the management and business skills they need to design, deliver and manage recreation and leisure programming and operations.
Everglades University’s students have easy access to our online learning community and experienced faculty that hold master’s or doctoral degrees in their discipline. All degree programs are available at one of our convenient Florida campus locations or 100% online.
Give us a call to learn more. Our admissions counselors are here to answer any questions that you may have about our parks, recreation and leisure management undergraduate program.