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Other Parks & Recreation Studies

21 Master's Degrees Annually
4 Doctor's Degrees Annually
#281 in Popularity (Master's)

Types of Degrees Other Parks & Recreation Studies Majors Are Getting

The following table lists how many other parks, recreation and leisure studies graduations there were in 2018-2019 for each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 21
Doctor’s Degree 4

Who Is Getting a Master’s Degree in Other Parks & Recreation Studies?

21 Master's Degrees Annually
57% Percent Women
10% Percent Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The major attracts more women than men. About 57% of the recent graduates in this field are female.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

At the countrywide level, the racial-ethnic distribution of other parks and rec majors is as follows:

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Other Parks & Rec Students with Master's Degrees
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 17
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Geographic Diversity

Students from other countries are interested in Other Parks & Rec, too. About 9.5% of those with this major are international students. The most popular countries for students from outside the country are:

  • South Korea
  • Taiwan
  • Portugal
  • Colombia
  • China

Online Other Parks & Recreation Studies Programs

In the 2018-2019 academic year, 37 schools offered some type of other parks, recreation and leisure studies program. The following table lists the number of programs by degree level, along with how many schools offered online courses in the field.

Degree Level Colleges Offering Programs Colleges Offering Online Classes
Certificate (Less Than 1 Year) 6 0
Certificate (1-2 years) 3 0
Certificate (2-4 Years) 0 0
Associate’s Degree 5 0
Bachelor’s Degree 0 0
Post-Baccalaureate 6 0
Master’s Degree 4 0
Post-Master’s 0 0
Doctor’s Degree (Research) 1 0
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 0 0
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 0 0

You may also be interested in one of the following majors related to other parks and rec.

Major Number of Grads
Health & Physical Education 8,864
Recreation Administration 379
Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies 184
Outdoor Education 39


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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