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Recreation Concentration | Undergraduate Degree Program

Recreation Concentration

Gain the knowledge, skills, attitudes and values to become effective professionals. The curriculum features a strong foundation of courses including social sciences, history of sport, exercise science, business, and methods courses. You will be challenged to apply what you have learned to real life through multiple practicum experiences and an internship with working professionals.


Career Opportunities Include

  • Sports administration
  • Recreation
  • Coaching
  • Facility and event management
  • Sports marketing
  • Compliance
  • Sports management
  • Sports communication and information

Recreation is offered at the following locations.

  • Ottawa, KS (Residential Campus)
  • Surprise, AZ (Residential Campus)

Requirements List

  • FOUNDATIONS OF SCHOOLS DIVERSE SOCIETY
  • ELEMENTARY PHYSICAL EDUCATION METHODS

AND

  • PRACTICUM IN TEACHING PHYSICAL EDUCATION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

OR

  • SPECIALIZED METHODS/PRACTICUM
  • COACHING PRACTICUM

OR

  • FACILITY/EVENT MANAGEMENT PRACTICUM
  • RECREATION PROGRAMMING PRACTICUM
  • PRINCIPLES OF COACHING 
  • PUBLIC RELATIONS
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University Accreditation

Ottawa University, as a whole, is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Specific degree programs within our institution have also been accredited by relevant bodies within the field:

We are proudly recognized for our commitment to student excellence by the following designations:

Why Choose Ottawa
The courses in Ottawa University's programs are 100% online and accredited by The Higher Learning Commission. We make it easy for you to transfer credits in order to help keep tuition costs down. We also offer courses in accelerated 8-week terms in order to reduce your time to completion. These are just a few of the reasons why we are proud to be the best, fastest, and most affordable option locally in the Kansas City, Milwaukee, and Phoenix areas, as well as serving students nationally through our online degrees.

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