Career Center & Student Employment

Recreation Administration

CSU, Chico Catalog Description

Some graduates with Recreation Administration degrees have pursued one or more of the following occupations:

  • Aerobics Instructor
  • Camp Counselor
  • Convention Planner
  • Convention Services Manager
  • Coordinator, Human Services
  • Director of Non-Profit Organization
  • Dude Ranch Manager
  • Executive Housekeeper
  • Fish and Game Warden
  • Food Service Manager
  • Forest Conservation Technician
  • Forester
  • Group Home Manager
  • Health Services Administrator
  • Hospital and Lodging Housekeeper
  • Hotel Detective
  • Hotel and Motel Worker
  • Housing Management Officer
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Landscape Architect
  • Lodging General Manager
  • Management Analyst
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Park Ranger
  • Park Superintendent
  • Physical Therapist Aide
  • Professional Sports Scout
  • Property Manager
  • Range Conservationist
  • Recreational Therapist
  • Recreation Facility Manager
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Sales Representative
  • Sports Instructor
  • Tour Guide
  • Travel Agent


  • Typically co-curricular activities, work experience and/or internships are essential (in addition to earning a college degree) to be competitive in the job market upon graduation.
  • Some occupations may require advanced degrees and/or training (check with the Career Center regarding your target occupations).
  • Please visit the Career Center (SSC 270) early in your college experience to get ideas on how to build your resume.

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