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Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies at Madison Area Technical College

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Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies at Madison Area Technical College

If you are interested in studying parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies, you may want to check out the program at Madison Area Technical College. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Madison College is located in Madison, Wisconsin and has a total student population of 15,410.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies section at the bottom of this page.

Madison College Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies Degrees Available

  • Certificate in Parks & Rec (Less Than 1 Year)
  • Associate’s Degree in Parks & Rec

Madison College Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies Rankings

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Parks & Rec Student Demographics at Madison College

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the parks and rec majors at Madison Area Technical College.

Madison College Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies Associate’s Program

44% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
For the most recent academic year available, 56% of parks and rec associate's degrees went to men and 44% went to women.

Madison College Gender Breakdown of Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies Associate's Degree Grads

The majority of those who receive an associate's degree in parks and rec at Madison College are white. Around 89% fell into this category, which is below average for this degree.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Madison Area Technical College with a associate's in parks and rec.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies Majors at Madison Area Technical College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 8
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Concentrations Within Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies

The following parks and rec concentations are available at Madison Area Technical College. The completion numbers here include all graduates who receive any type of degree in this field from Madison Area Technical College. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Health & Physical Education 10
Recreation Administration 9

Careers That Parks & Rec Grads May Go Into

A degree in parks and rec can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for WI, the home state for Madison Area Technical College.

Occupation Jobs in WI Average Salary in WI
General and Operations Managers 33,340 $126,950
Managers 12,400 $85,050
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 5,710 $32,030
Coaches and Scouts 5,010 $31,930
Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Supervisors 1,700 $51,810

References

*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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