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Recreation and Leisure Management

Recreation and Leisure professionals design, stage, implement and evaluate a myriad of recreation programs at commercial, public and quasi-public agencies across the country.  Recreation programming and leisure activities are a vital component in many sectors of the mega-HTM industry. Read more...

Employment Opportunities

Campground/YMCA Directors
Community-based Recreation & Leisure Managers
Municipal Park & Recreation Managers
Outdoor Recreation Programmers
Resort Recreation Managers
Theme/Amusement Park Activity Directors

Recreation & Leisure Management Faculty:

Dr. Mark Gleason

Mark Gleason, Assistant Professor

Geotourism | International Tourism | Tourism Policy Issues


Patty Janes

Patty Janes, Professor

Convention Sales & Service | Hospitality & Tourism Marketing


Scott Rood

A. Scott Rood, Assistant Professor and Assistant Department Chair

Hospitality Management (Capstone) | Tourism & Commercial Recreation Systems


Lorie Tuma

Lorie Tuma, Assistant Professor

Festival & Special Event Management | International Event Management | Introduction to Hospitality & Tourism | Introduction to Meeting & Event Management