Bachelor of ScienceSport and Recreation Management
A degree in sport and recreation management is the comprehensive study of athletics in collegiate, professional, business and recreational contexts.
Why study sport and recreation management at Keystone College?
Whether you are interested in working sports marketing, promotions or management for a professional or college team, launching your own commercial recreation enterprise, or facilitating sport or adventure program activities, our sport and recreation management degree program will give you the strong business background needed to prepare for career opportunities in this diverse field.
What will you learn while studying sport and rec. management?
The Sports and Recreation Management degree curriculum provides students with a well-rounded business background and an opportunity to develop skills in multiple aspects of the sport, recreation and leisure industry.
Individual and group structure
Oral and written communication
Organization and planning
Physical and endurance activities
Your Career in Sport and Recreation Management
Careers in the sport and recreation management field are limitless and can include anything from sports program management and marketing to coaching and teaching.
- Athletic administration of college, professional or amateur sport
- Sport marketing
- Sport communication and media
- Camp administration
- Resort activities and recreation
- Sport governance
- Sport tourism
- Coaching, scouting and sport officiating
- Federal, state and municipal park operations
- Military recreation and fitness management
- Youth program management
- Special events and promotion
- Campus intramurals and recreation
- Health and fitness management
- Adventure program management
The sports and recreation management industries are rapidly expanding, and with that growth comes an increasing need for professionals to plan, market and manage teams, facilities and recreational programs. Today’s job market seeks qualified professionals with specific business and industry skills as well as field experience.
Sport and Recreation Management Team is geared toward students interested in networking and exploring careers in the sport and recreation industry.
94% Success Rate
94% of bachelor’s degree students reported successful outcomes within six months of graduation.
Sport and Recreation Management Internships
Students studying sport and recreation management gain invaluable experience with a 240 hour senior internship. Our Sport & Recreation majors have interned at some great locations including Riverfront Sports, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, and Keystone College Athletics.
Real World Experience
From internships and experiential learning opportunities to travel and conferences, you’ll have many opportunities to conduct real-world experiences, work with your peers and mentors in your chosen field, and learn first-hand the latest skills to succeed in the real world.