The recreation and sports management graduate program at Purdue University focuses on developing a better understanding of management and marketing issues in the context of recreation, sport and physical activity.
Complete coursework in management, marketing, legal issues, research methods, statistics and related areas.
Work directly with one of the graduate faculty mentors in recreation and sports management through our mentor-based program.
Research-related positions in recreation, sports or leisure-services organizations
Managerial-level positions in recreation, sports or leisure-services organizations
Graduate students interested in recreation and sports management have the opportunity to conduct research using both quantitative analytics techniques and qualitative methods across focus areas such as recreation, park visitation behavior, youth activity programs and more.