Sport and Recreation Management
The Sport & Recreation Management degree provides entry-level employment training to individuals interested in careers in the sport and recreation industry. Employment settings include sport and recreation program planning, fitness and wellness facilities management, marketing and sales, sport retail management, event and tourism program planning, and athletic coaching positions.
Collin County is a unique market that affords more opportunity for graduates wanting to go into the field of Sport & Recreation Management. We know Frisco is home to Dallas Cowboys World Headquarters, FC Dallas soccer, Dallas Stars Hockey, Frisco Rough Riders baseball, and Texas Legends basketball and PGA Headquarters. Allen is home to the Allen Americans and Dallas Sidekicks. In addition, each surrounding city has its own Park and Recreation departments, non-profit and for profit sport and recreation organizations. Having a vast number of industry organizations is vital to student networking, skill development and career placement.
Upon completion of the Sport & Recreation Management AAS degree, students have the unique opportunity to transfer to local four-year institutions to complete their Bachelor’s degree or a BAAS. Students planning to transfer to a college or university should check with Collin College academic advisors. Also check the degree requirement of the intended transfer college prior to beginning this program to verify course degree applicability.