48 months
40590 USD/year
40590 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Recreation and Sport Management program at Eastern Mennonite University prepares you for a career in sports management, recreation, or sports promotion.


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 Recreation and Sport Management 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

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • 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 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed Application: online application or printable application (PDF)
  • Official transcripts from any high school and/or universities attended. (Please submit foreign university transcripts with a NACES member credential evaluation.)
  • Applicable test scores: If English is your first language, we require an SAT or ACT score. If English is not your first language, you may provide a TOEFL or IELTS score in the place of an SAT or ACT score.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    40590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 40590 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    40590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 40590 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Harrisonburg

1050 - 1715 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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