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Recreation, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Florence, AZ, United States
The field of Recreation is a $1.8 trillion a year industry with many full-time job opportunities.  Recreation professionals plan, organize, and implement programs in local recreation and park areas, camps, state and national parks, religious organizations, community centers, theme parks, and tourist attractions.  The program is offered by University of North Alabama.
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Overview

Recreation professionals also are found in workplaces where they organize and implement activities for employees.

The recreation concentration at the University of North Alabama offers three emphasis areas: coaching and officiating; community recreation; and outdoor recreation.  Depending on area of expertise and skills, salaries in the recreation field can vary widely.  Fringe benefits are typically very good and include health insurance, savings plans, and professional liability insurance.

Mission

The University of North Alabama seeks to be a leading provider of high quality, affordable undergraduate professional management education for traditional students and working adults in the mid-south region served by the University. Further, the UNA seeks to be a recognized leader in providing high quality affordable graduate and continuing education for entry level and mid-career business professionals in the U.S. and Asia. The College will be recognized for developing learning synergies based on the cornerstones of diversity and globalization to prepare our students for the challenges of the 21st century economy. 

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:
  • Foundations of Recreation
  • Introduction to Recreation Management
  • Leadership and Programming in Recreation
  • Environmental Ethics, Outdoor Recreation and Natural Resources

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    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:

    5.5

    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.

General Requirements

  • Application
  • Diploma and Transcripts: An official notarized copy of your high school diploma and transcripts and - if applicable - your undergraduate diploma should be submitted to finalize admission. All transcripts should be notarized of attested by a government institution.
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Bank Letter and Affidavit of Support
  • Application Fee: A non-refundable application fee of one hundred dollars ($100) is required of every international applicant.
  • Academic Placement: For US students, UNA uses ACT or SAT scores for advising and registration purposes, but international students are not required to submit any of these tests for admissions.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    640 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 640 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    640 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 640 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    320 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 320 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Florence

  • 800 - 1300 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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