This is a first version of the University of Iowa 2018-19 General Catalog. The final edition and the historical PDF version will be published soon after the fall semester begins.

The department is not admitting students to the M.A. program in leisure studies. Applicants should see the M.A. in Sport and Recreation Management.

The Master of Arts program in leisure studies requires a minimum of 33 s.h. of graduate credit with thesis or 36 s.h. of graduate credit without thesis.

The leisure studies program with a leisure and recreational sport management subprogram prepares students for positions in public and private recreation and sport management. Students typically find employment in community or municipal recreation programs, campus recreation programs, or commercial recreation and sport operations.

The M.A. with a major in leisure studies requires the following course work.

Core Courses
SRM:5065The Economy of Experience3
SRM:5200Historical and Philosophical Perspectives on Leisure3
Area Courses
SRM:6251Risk Management3
SRM:6252Economics and Financing3
SRM:6253Sport Administration3
SRM:6254Marketing and Sport Promotion3
Electives
Additional 18 s.h. of electives18
Total Hours36

The Pomerantz Career Center offers multiple resources to help students find internships and jobs.