The information below describes typical occupations and employers associated with this major.
Understand that some of the options listed below may require additional training.
Moreover, you are not limited to these options alone when choosing a possible career path.
Description of Recreation and Leisure
The Recreation and Leisure Studies Program at the University of Georgia prepares students for positions in recreation, parks,
and leisure services. Students will gain broad knowledge and skills in the areas of administration and management of recreation and
leisure services. Programming techniques for people with a range of abilities are emphasized. The major leads to careers in recreation
program leadership or the administration and management of public, private, civic, and social agencies. The program of study at the
University of Georgia is generally divided into the general university core, the major, and electives.
Job Titles of Recreation & Leisure Studies Graduates
(*Jobs secured as reported by UGA Career Center post-graduate survey)
Adventure Travel Coord.
Arts & Crafts Director
Assistant Director for Camp*