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Recreation Careers

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The Recreation Program embraces all facets of the leisure service delivery industry and prepares students for rewarding and exciting careers in:

  • tourism industry;
  • commercial destination attractions;
  • entertainment and service businesses;
  • regional and community based sport and recreation agencies;
  • national and state park systems;
  • natural, heritage, and cultural resource management;
  • education and preservation organizations;
  • non-profit organizations;
  • youth serving agencies; and
  • recreational therapy with hospitals, nursing homes, rehabilitation centers.

The Georgia Southern Recreation Program has a long tradition of providing hands on learning that is in touch with the needs of a diverse industry – this has resulted in a strong demand for Georgia Southern graduates across the southeast United States.

View the B.S. Recreation/Outdoor Recreation emphasis including field-based learning environments as well as career opportunities.

View the B.S. Recreation/Recreational Therapy emphasis including experiential opportunities.

Last updated: 11/17/2017