By choosing the Bachelor’s of Science in Recreation from the University of Idaho, you will be prepared to enter a career designed to encourage active lifestyles. As a graduate, you will have the opportunity for an increased quality of life and be prepared for a wide array of careers in outdoor and adventure education, leadership and management and in municipal parks and recreation.
As the only accredited recreation program in Idaho, and one of only three accredited programs in the Northwest, you will have the credentials needed for national certification as well as the expertise and training to improve the quality of life for people of all ages. University of Idaho’s active partnerships with the National Recreation and Park Association and the Idaho Recreation and Park Association will give you the opportunity to interact with professionals in the field and learn practices first-hand.
With Idaho’s scenic backdrop and outstanding outdoor resources, it is among the best settings to earn a degree. Moscow and the surrounding areas have consistently been ranked among the best places to live in the U.S. by media outlets including Outdoor Life, Outside Magazine, ABC News, Mother Earth News and Businessweek. Within an hour of Moscow, you will find rivers for fishing, boating and rafting, wilderness for hiking and camping and mountains for skiing. Outside Magazine also ranked the Recreation program #29 in 2010 in its Top 40 list of universities where you can embrace adventure.