MS in Recreation Administration

The Highest Standards in Public Health Education within Your Reach

A Master of Science in Recreation Administration provides you with a general approach to mid-level management of recreation and leisure services in a wide variety of settings. This degree is ideal for students and working professionals who are interested in advancing to executive and administrative positions in areas such as:

  • Public agencies
  • Private/commercial organizations
  • Campus recreation
  • Military recreation
  • General park administration/management

The IU School of Public Health-Bloomington is known nationally and internationally for the quality of its graduate programs. In this two-year* program, you will study how to manage land-based operations at the national, state, regional, and local levels from one of the top ten recreation, park, and tourism studies programs in the nation.

Because people today spend more time and money on leisure, fitness, sports, and recreation activities than ever before, the job outlook for recreation administration graduates is excellent. And, our Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) accreditation means that you’ll have an advantage in securing the best jobs in public health.

All coursework is available 100% online and is accessible anywhere with internet access, meaning you do not have to put your career on hold to pursue graduate education.

*Program can be completed in two years if attending full time.

Do you have any questions about our graduate programs? Schedule a call with our Program Director.