Leisure Services Management

You’re probably thinking a Recreation and Leisure Services Management degree is all fun and games, and our majors would certainly agree that it’s a fun degree. Graduates of this program find rewarding jobs at resorts, sports facilities, theme parks, community centers, municipal parks, recreation departments and other recreational venues where they have fun on a daily basis. They work outdoors, indoors and even in clinical settings, but they're rarely tied to a desk from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Recreation-Leisure Services Management program at Henderson State University provides a very unique learning opportunities for students with the passion for Leisure Services Management. A degree earned at Henderson State University will provide the distinction of a diverse learning opportunity as Henderson State University is the only Public Liberal Arts University for the State of Arkansas.   

Leisure Services Management degree holders work in a variety of leisure, recreational and sport settings for all age groups, populations and diverse geographical locations that include but are not limited to:

  • State and municipal park settings
  • Schools
  • Camps
  • Sports teams
  • Community recreation centers
  • Fitness centers
  • Military recreation program (MWR)
  • Commercial recreation
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Campus recreation


  • Leadership Techniques
  • Inclusive Recreation
  • Recreation and Sport Facility Design
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Travel and Tourism

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