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Business and Innovation

Recreation Management


From amusement parks to national forest, you can promote healthy living and exercise. Prepare for a career where you will manage leisure facilities like hotels or non-profit centers. Learn how to create recreation programs and gain business and marketing skills.

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Degrees and Certificates in Recreation Management

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Following graduation, Recreation Management majors work in many fields, including hotel management, national parks, travel, recreation, resorts, corporate travel management, or commercial fishing. Find jobs as tour guides, park rangers, recreational therapists, camp counselors or dive masters.

Students backpacking in the outdoors as part of the Recreation Management program at Sierra College
We're reaching out and trying to work with the industries in our region - that's what community colleges should do. [We're] giving students an opportunity to get into the industry earlier and grow with the industry. John Volek, Dean of Health, Physical Education and Recreation (2003-2011)

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