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The Recreation Emphasis offers two concentration areas to choose from:

  • Outdoor Leadership & Wilderness Education
  • Recreation Management

Completion of the Recreation emphasis prepares graduates to work in positions of leadership in a variety of recreational service agencies. Prospective employers include parks and recreation departments at the city, county, district, and state levels as well as voluntary youth agencies such as the YWCA/YMCA, boys’ and girls’ clubs and scouting. Other areas of employment include recreation programs in the military, hospital, commercial, and worksite settings as well as hospital and therapeutic settings. Students completing the Recreation Management concentration are eligible to sit for the Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP). Students who participate in the Outdoor Leadership and Wilderness Education concentration have the opportunity to be certified through the Wilderness Education Association as an outdoor leader. This process requires the student to take specific outdoor adventure education courses at CSU-Pueblo, go on at least five extended trips, be a Wilderness First Responder, and lead at least two trips as a student leader.

Shot of three students in online, in person, and hybrid learning formats.

Get Ready for Fall 2020

Cross-campus plans have been developed that allow for in-person, hybrid, and online class experiences that will help you to tailor your schedule in a flexible way that meets your personal needs.

Exercise Science, Physical Education, and Recreation

Faculty and Staff

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