Keene State’s New Sport and Recreation Administration Program Out there in Fall 2021 · Information · Keene State Faculty


Starting in Fall 2021, Keene State students will be able to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Sports and Recreation Management. In response to high student demand, the program offers students the opportunity to combine business management and exercise science to gain knowledge in a range of areas such as marketing, business, sports, leisure, coaching, sports law, diversity, and more.

“Our students have requested this degree, and we are pleased to be able to offer them this new major in Sport and Recreation Management. Acquiring specialist knowledge and skills in this new major will lead to exciting employment opportunities in a variety of positions in the sports and leisure industry, ”said Dr. Wanda Swiger, Head of Human Performance and Movement Science. “We have developed a unique interdisciplinary program with subject matter experts who teach our students and who have experience in the fields of management, business, and sports and leisure. Our program offers our students the best of both worlds. “

Career opportunities for graduates with this degree include a range of positions in YMCA / YWCAs, health clubs, interscholastic athletics, colleges and universities, sports media, sports, recreational and recreational retail businesses, and professional sports. The types of positions include Program Directors, Marketing Directors, Corporate Sales and Finance Directors, Intramural Director, Recreation Director, and Facility Coordinator. As the youth sports, professional sports, leisure and adventure industries grow, there will continue to be high demand for skilled sports and leisure management majors.

The program can now be enrolled in the autumn semester 2021. For more information and to inquire about the program, visit our website.