Healthy Lives, Recreational Opportunities
Discover how to help people of all ages lead active, healthy lifestyles in the only accredited recreation program in Idaho. You will gain hands-on training and experiences in swimming, river guiding, outdoor adventure, wilderness emergencies, program planning and management and much more with the campus’s excellent recreation facilities and Idaho’s mountains.
- Recreation director for cities and communities
- Director of campus recreational facilities
- Activity director for cruise ships or resorts
- Administrator of after-school programs
- Activity director for a senior center
|Potential salaries are based
upon national averages.
Recreation programs are essential to economic and community development, because they enhance the quality and health of individuals. In addition to larger cities, many rural communities have established recreation districts that administer summer recreation and after-school programs, and some have created full-time recreation and park programs. Recreation graduates are in high demand, and traditionally pursue careers as supervisors, managers and directors
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.