Parks and Recreation Management Degree at University of Connecticut (UCONN)

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Parks and Recreation Management Degree

The parks and recreation management program at University of Connecticut prepares students for careers with municipal parks and recreation departments, private resorts, federal land-management agencies, correctional institutes, nonprofit organizations, and more. The program focuses on developing and managing park facilities and other indoor and outdoor recreation and leisure facilities. Program courses include: supervising support personnel, health and safety standards, public relations, and basic business and marketing principles. Get more details below including other Connecticut colleges that offer parks and recreation management degrees.

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Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Parks and Recreation Management program at UCONN, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Recreation Workers


Conduct recreation activities with groups in public, private, or volunteer agencies or recreation facilities. Organize and promote activities, such as arts and crafts, sports, games, music, dramatics, social recreation, camping, and hobbies, taking into account the needs and interests of individual members.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, recreation workers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 19.0% from 2010 to 2020

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Parks and Recreation Management Programs in Connecticut

Parks and Recreation Management programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Southern Connecticut State University

New Haven, CT
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 65 students completed this program


  • Parks and Recreation Management (B,M)

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