Other Parks & Recreation Studies
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 2017-2018 for each degree level.
|Education Level||Number of Grads|
Who Is Getting a Bachelor’s Degree in Other Parks & Recreation Studies?
At the countrywide level, the racial-ethnic distribution of other parks and rec majors is as follows:
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||48|
|Hispanic or Latino||7|
Students from other countries are interested in Other Parks & Rec, too. About 2.4% of those with this major are international students. The most popular countries for students from outside the country are:
- South Korea
Bachelor’s Degree Starting Salary
According to 2017-2018 data from the U.S. Department of Education, students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree in other parks and rec have a median salary of $24,000 during the early years of their career. During this timeframe, most salaries fell between $22,750 (25th percentile) and $26,750 (75th percentile).
We don’t know for sure if all of these people took jobs related to other parks and rec so take that into consideration.
Online Other Parks & Recreation Studies Programs
In 2017-2018, 39 schools offered a other parks and rec program of some type. 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)||4||0|
|Certificate (2-4 Years)||0||0|
|Doctor’s Degree (Research)||1||0|
|Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice)||0||0|
|Doctor’s Degree (Other)||0||0|
Majors Related to Other Parks & Recreation Studies
You may also be interested in one of the following majors related to other parks and rec.
|Major||Number of Grads|
|Health & Physical Education||63,893|
|Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies||3,541|
- College Factual
- College Scorecard
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
- Usual Weekly Earnings of Wage and Salary Workers First Quarter 2020
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