Sports, Fitness & Recreation Management

Associate in Science

This program provides the graduate with instruction in health/wellness, first aid, strength training, outdoor recreation, and physical education. Completion of this degree will prepare the student to meet the demands and develop the knowledge required to maintain a healthy lifestyle and gain a basic understanding of the sport/recreation industry. Candidates considering this program should be interested in pursuing a career in a sport/recreation field. Upon completion of this degree, students will have a well-rounded look at what goes on behind the scenes in different aspects of the sports/fitness/recreation industries.

Program Details

  • 2-Year Program
  • Some general education courses offered online

Class Options

Related Certificates

  • No certificates available for this program

Career Outlook*

Employment of recreation workers is projected to grow 9 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations. As more emphasis is placed on the importance of lifelong well-being, more recreation workers will be needed to work with children and adults in a variety of settings.

The median annual wage for recreation workers was $23,870 in May 2016.

Average or Median Salary


*All career data on this page, such as occupation description, career outlook and salary information reflects the national average and was sourced from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.