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Undergraduate Certificates in Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies

68 Yearly Graduations
46% Women
51% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
An undergraduate certificate in parks and rec is offered at 12 colleges in the United States. This degree is more popular with male students, and about 51% of recent graduates were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 5.9% of parks and rec graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Parks & Rec Majors

In 2018-2019, 68 earned their undergraduate certificate in parks and rec. This makes it the 135th most popular undergraduate certificate program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in parks and rec at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 2,956
Associate’s Degree 206
Master’s Degree 167
Basic Certificate 147
Undergraduate Certificate 68
Doctor’s Degree 16
Graduate Certificate 1

Earnings of Parks & Rec Majors With Undergraduate Certificates

At this time, we do not have the data to estimate the median earnings for this class of people.

Student Debt

The data on debt ranges for parks and rec majors who have their undergraduate certificate is not available.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue undergraduate certificates in parks and rec. About 54.4% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 37
Women 31
Gender Diversity of Undergraduate Certificates in Parks & Rec

The racial-ethnic distribution of parks and rec undergraduate certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 2
Black or African American 24
Hispanic or Latino 7
White 28
International Students 4
Other Races/Ethnicities 3
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Parks & Rec Undergraduate Certificate Students

There are 12 colleges that offer an undergraduate certificate in parks and rec. Learn more about the most popular 12 below:

#1

South Georgia Technical College

Americus, Georgia
30 Yearly Graduations
43% Women
80% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

South Georgia Technical College tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for parks and rec majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate. Each year, around 2,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The parks and rec program at South Georgia Technical College awarded 30 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 80% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 43% were women.

#2

Red Rocks Community College

Lakewood, Colorado
24 Yearly Graduations
62% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Red Rocks Community College is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in parks and rec. Each year, around 7,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $3,574 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,082 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 24 undergraduate certificates were handed out to parks and rec majors at Red Rocks Community College. Of these students, 62% were women and 25% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

7 Yearly Graduations
43% Women
43% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Alaska Southeast is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in parks and rec. Each year, around 2,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,888 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,132 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 7 people received their undergraduate certificate in parks and rec from UAS. About 43% of this group were women, and 43% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#4

Lake Tahoe Community College

South Lake Tahoe, California
6 Yearly Graduations
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Lake Tahoe Community College is the 4th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in parks and rec. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 6 people received their undergraduate certificate in parks and rec from LTCC.

#5

Temple University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 Yearly Graduations

Temple University is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in parks and rec. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $16,080 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,956 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 people received their undergraduate certificate in parks and rec from Temple.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to parks and rec that offer undergraduate certificates.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Health & Physical Education 601
Recreation Administration 16
Outdoor Education 6

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student 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 percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

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