The Recreation Management program at Allan Hancock College is designed to prepare
you for mid-level positions in the field of recreation immediately after graduation.
If you are already employed in the recreation and tourism industry, a degree in recreation
management can provide you with educational requirements often needed for advancement
to more responsible and higher paying positions. Our curriculum also meets the general
requirements needed to transfer to a four-year institution to pursue a baccalaureate
degree in recreation, hospitality or tourism management.
Graduates of the Recreation Management program will:
- Apply recreational programming skill sets for public, private, nonprofit, therapeutic
and commercial settings
- Use learned leadership skills in a team building environment
- Apply and practice the skills for organizing event planning for community events
- Apply the principles and theories of sports management for municipal, commercial and
Kinesiology, Recreation, and Management, Bldg N.
Gloria Landeros, Department Secretary
Phone: 805.922.6966 ext. 3227
Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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The first engineering class I took at Allan Hancock College was really challenging for me, but I thanked the counselor who showed me the way to the MESA program. There I was overwhelmed by all the resources offered and especially by all the students taking the same classes. Study groups with MESA students really made it easier for me to achieve. I am happy to say that I made it this far not only because of my determination to achieve a higher education, but also because of the wonderful people that I met at Hancock who encourage students to go the extra mile and accomplish their dreams.
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Video: Student Alex shares his goal of becoming a city director of parks and recreation.