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"Lake Superior State University's Sport and Recreation Management program is second to none!"

Justin Andre, Director of Hanson Hills Recreation Area, in scenic Grayling, Michigan

Sport and Recreation Management

Sports and Recreation Management students climb to new heights at LSSU

Our program focuses on leading, planning, managing and directing athletic, recreation and leisure opportunities for all ages of clientele, in a variety of public, private and commercial settings.

Attracting students from across the globe

All department majors focus on challenging students with current research and practices within their discipline and requiring practical application of skills learned throughout their four year program. Each major emphasizes the development of strong communication, leadership, critical thinking and problem solving skills.

Recreation Studies and Exercise Science graduates are "standard seekers and standard setters" as working professionals.

Weronica Lomaka"Sports and Recreation Management is dynamic, spontaneous! It is about people and meeting their needs, and creating positive attitudes towards participation in recreation and leisure activities. If you are competitive, outgoing, and like working with people, you are a perfect student for this program. We take courses from a variety of disciplines that complement Sport and Recreation Management”

--Weronica Lomacka
Warsaw, Poland


  • Recreation Director
  • Facility Manager
  • Sports Manager
  • Activity Leader
  • Entrepreneur
  • [ more ]

Average Starting Salary of LSSU Graduates*

  • $30,343
  • $32,625

*Based on survey of 2004-2006 LSSU graduates
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Majoring in Sports and Recreation Mgmt.

Kristen "Krisse" Spalding

"The close family feeling between friends, faculty and staff." [ more ]

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