Recreation and sports programs are essential to the well being of all individuals and communities.

This program was established at Moraine Valley Community College in 1967 and is the only Associate of Applied Science Degree Program available within the Illinois Community College system.

Sup_Recreation Management_LogoThis program could be a great fit if you:

  • lead an active and healthy lifestyle
  • work well with people of all ages
  • enjoy the outdoors
  • like to play sports
  • are organized and a leader

The Recreation and Sport Management Program provides classroom knowledge and hands-on experience. This major provides comprehensive education while permitting each student the flexibility to pursue areas of special interest in public, commercial, campus, corporate, military, and outdoor recreation.

Related careers include: physical education, business management, exercise science, athletic training

What Can I Do?
Public Recreation AgenciesCommercial Recreation BusinessesCampus RecreationEmployee
Wellness Programs
Outdoor Recreation
Supervise Youth and Adult Sports ProgramsOversee Aquatics ProgramsManage FacilitiesPlan Special EventsLead Adventure TripsPark Ranger
Where Can I Work?
Park DistrictCruise LinesAquatic FacilitiesCorporate Wellness CentersHealth and Fitness CentersOutdoor Environmental Education
YMCAForest Preserve DistrictResortsTheme Parks
Golf CoursesCampgroundsGymnastic CentersSemi-professional Sports
For More Information
Illinois Parks and Recreation AssociationResort and Commercial Recreation AssociationNational Intramural Sport OrganizationCorporate FitnessMilitary Welfare RecreationAssociation of Outdoor Recreation Association