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Studying Community Recreation Administration at Weber State

Weber State’s community recreation administration emphasis teaches students who want a career with an active lifestyle the administrative and management skills to become leaders in community-based recreation programs.

Community Recreation Administration Highlights

As a community recreation administration student, you’ll gain hands-on experience at internship sites, such as community recreation centers, sports clubs and wellness programs.

While earning your degree, you can also develop skills in recreation activities, including:

  • Stand-up paddleboarding
  • Rock climbing
  • Kayaking
  • Scuba
  • Fishing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Hiking
  • Backcountry touring


Kara Tanner

Class of 2017

“The classes you will be taking can be hard, but they prepare you for what you will be doing in your career, which is creating recreation experiences for everyone.”

What You’ll Learn at Weber

Weber State’s community recreation administration emphasis focuses on skills to work in, manage or operate recreation programs in a community-based setting.

Your coursework will cover:

  • Recreation programming for youth development
  • Community park planning and design
  • Grant writing for recreation professionals.

What You Can Do After Weber

Upon graduation, you’ll be prepared for nearly any career related to community recreation, including running your own recreation business.

Graduates often go on to careers in:

  • Municipal recreation
  • Parks
  • Nonprofit agencies
  • Youth sports
  • Senior citizen centers
  • Camps
  • After school programs

Career & Salary Outlook

Common careers for community recreation administration graduates in the U.S. and Utah
Descriptions, job outlook, salary information and more...