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
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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