Leading the way to healthier, happier lifestyles
Would you like to play a role in promoting one of the world's great tourist destinations? Maybe you're interested in designing education programs that deepen people's appreciation and enjoyment of parks and public lands. The Master of Science in Recreation degree will position you for leadership in fields that help people enjoy healthier lives.
There are five majors available in our Master of Science in Recreation degree program—outdoor recreation, park and public lands management, recreation administration, recreational therapy, and tourism management.
Our residential programs take full advantage of the rich cultural and natural resources of Indiana—especially the city of Bloomington and Monroe County. We also have three degrees that you can complete through online coursework and field work that you may complete wherever you live.
You'll work in a department that has become a global leader in the promotion of human health through leisure activity, where our outstanding faculty fosters a culture of collaboration. It's an exciting and supportive place to learn.
Our advanced degree graduates can be found in administrative and research careers in recreation, park resources, leisure services, and academic settings all over the world.