Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies

Recreation and Leisure Studies

Welcome to the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies. Our programs represent the largest industries in the world. Professionals trained in recreation, therapeutic recreation, leisure, sports, and tourism work in a variety of settings: community agencies, federal, state and local government agencies, state and federal parks, private commercial enterprises, sports and youth development organizations, not-for-profit organizations, hospitals and rehabilitation settings, as well as travel, hospitality and entertainment venues.