Ohio University

Recreation Management

Are you a visionary leader who excels in organization & communication? If you've envisioned yourself leading people in a more contemporary business setting, Recreation Management may be the major you're looking for. This major will allow you to develop & perfect skills specific to recreation, such as:

  • Programming Assessments
  • Risk Management
  • Developing Systematic Hiring, Training, & Retention Programs
  • Performance Evaluations
  • Marketing Techniques
  • Budgeting
  • Funding Opportunities such as Grant-Writing
  • Setting Goals & Objectives
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • And more...!

Program Requirements

The coursework in this major is offered within many other academic departments, such as Business, Psychology, Economics, Philosophy, Communication, and Journalism. As such, the major is very academically rigorous and allows you to customize your experience.


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For more information, contact:

Dr. Andrew Szolosi
Program Coordinator, Recreation Management
Patton College of Education
McCracken Hall 202L
Athens, OH 45701