College of Education - Recreation Program
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 healthy active lifestyles. As a graduate, you will have the opportunity for increased personal and professional quality of life and be prepared for a wide array of recreation, park and tourism positions. Alumni find leadership and management jobs in the recreation field such as being a commercial recreation outfitter and guide, special events coordinator, fitness club or sports facility manager, or a director of recreation for a campus, city or summer camp.
With Idaho’s scenic recreation 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 whitewater 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 and placed the university #25 on its 2012 list for top colleges for Outside magazine readers.