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Recreation Management, B.S.R.S.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Athens, OH, United States
The Recreation Management major at Ohio University is designed to teach students the knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to pursue a variety of career opportunities in industry.
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Overview

Students majoring in Recreation Management at Ohio University complete coursework in the following content areas: recreation programming, festival and special event operations, recreation administration, planning and operating recreation areas and facilities, fundraising and sponsorship development, inclusive recreation, among others. In addition to completing courses specific to the major, students must also earn a minor or certificate that complements their academic and career goals. Examples of complementary minors and certificates that students often choose include: Festival, Event & Entertainment Management; Outdoor Recreation & Education; Ecotourism; Coaching; Fine Arts related minors and certificates; and Business related minors and certificates.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

Upon completion of the degree, students should qualify for direct leadership, supervisory, and administrative positions in the parks, recreation, and leisure services industry. Graduates of the program are positioned to pursue careers in municipal, State and federal parks and recreation agencies, commercial recreation and tourism, non-profit recreation, campus recreation, festival and event planning, and more.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Recreation and Leisure in Society 
  • Outdoor Recreation and Education 
  • Inclusive Recreation 
  • Recreation Areas and Facilities Management
  • Recreation Programming
  • Recreation Administration
  • Professional Development Seminar 
  • Research and Evaluation Methods in Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    68

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    520

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Application form
    • $70 international application processing fee
    • Official academic records
    • Evidence of sufficient funding
    • Statement of activities.
    • Exams for scholarship consideration
    • Official TOEFL or IELTS results if available. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22406 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22406 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    22406 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22406 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    12612 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12612 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Athens

  • 1079 - 1780 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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