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. Students choose one of two specialization areas—leisure and recreational sport management or therapeutic recreation—and must satisfy the prerequisites required for their areas. Work for each specialization area includes core requirements and area courses.
Leisure and Recreational Sport Management Specialization
The leisure and recreational sport management specialization 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 leisure and recreational sport management specialization requires the following course work.
|Recreational Sports Management Core|
|SRM:5065||The Economy of Experience||3|
|SRM:5200||Historical and Philosophical Perspectives on Leisure||3|
|Recreational Sports Management Area Courses|
|SRM:6252||Economics and Financing||3|
|SRM:6254||Marketing and Sport Promotion||3|
|Additional 18 s.h. of electives||18|
Applicants must meet the admission requirements of the Graduate College; see the Manual of Rules and Regulations of the Graduate College.
Application deadline is February 1 for admission the following fall semester.
The Pomerantz Career Center offers multiple resources to help students find internships and jobs.