Parks and Recreation Management Degree at University of Minnesota – Twin Cities

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Parks and Recreation Management Degree

The parks and recreation management program at University of Minnesota – Twin Cities 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 Minnesota colleges that offer parks and recreation management degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Parks and Recreation Management Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. University of Minnesota – Twin Cities offers a bachelor's degree program in parks and recreation management.

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male4
Female0

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
White4

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Parks and Recreation Management program at University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Recreation Workers

Description

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

Salary & Wages

  • Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI
    • Total Employment: 4,490
    • Average Hourly Rate: $12.60
    • Average Annual Salary: $26,210

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 Minnesota

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,...)

Saint Cloud State University

Saint Cloud, MN
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Parks and Recreation Management (B)

Minnesota State University - Mankato

Mankato, MN
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Parks and Recreation Management (B)

Winona State University

Winona, MN
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs

  • Parks and Recreation Management (B)

Vermilion Community College

Ely, MN
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Parks and Recreation Management (A)

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