Recreation Management | Hastings College

Recreation Management

Why Major in Recreation Management?

With a major in recreation management at Hastings College, you’ll build the skills to meet exciting challenges in a growing field. Our faculty will push you to think broadly and creatively about all aspects of managing health programs, community recreation programs and sports-related companies and organizations.

With a degree in recreation management, you’ll grasp a firm understanding of the science and psychology behind human performance and how to build programs that motivate, educate and instill positive habits in others. You’ll also master critical business and communication skills that set you apart in the job market.

As a Hastings College undergraduate you may find yourself interning with the Hastings YMCA; the Irish Amateur Boxing Association in Dublin, Ireland; Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings; or the Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital in Lincoln, Neb. Local schools and organizations will seek you out to help coach and referee youth and club teams and games.

You’ll find recent Hastings College graduates living their dreams! They’re enjoying meaningful, exciting careers working for the National Park System, YMCA organizations across the country, media outlets and sports teams and organizations as coaches, marketers, directors and administrators.

Recreation management is a great way to stay involved in athletics in the years ahead.

Visit Hastings and see how we can help make it happen!