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Recreation and Sport Management, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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If you love sports and recreation and want to provide opportunities for others to enjoy sports too, the Recreation and Sport Management program at Eastern Mennonite University is the right degree for you. 

As a collaboration between our health and physical education program and our business department, you will learn the business of sports management as well as the necessary skills for leadership in recreational programs.


The following post-EMU paths (career or grad school) would be possible for the RLASS graduate depending upon the student’s chosen minor:

  • Recreation program director
  • Community recreation
  • Camp director
  • Camp program director
  • Municipal recreation specialist
  • Youth sports program director
  • Adult fitness or sports club management
  • Sports information director
  • Developmental club sport
  • Athletic coach
  • Youth pastor/ministry
  • Sport marketing
  • Campus intramurals/recreation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to Health Physical Education and Recreation
  • Recreation and Sport Leadership
  • Sophomore Practicum
  • Risk Management in Recreation and Sport
  • Recreation and Sports Program and Event Planning
  • Recreation and Sport Administration 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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

Admission requirements:
  • Completed Application: online application or printable application 
  • Application fee
  • Official transcripts from any high school and/or universities attended

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36760 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    37880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37880 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Harrisonburg

  • 1050 - 1720 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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