The Leisure, Youth and Human Services major prepares students for work and on-going study in the leisure, youth and human services field. Graduates may find employment in working with people of all ages with diverse backgrounds in areas such as municipal parks and recreation (clinical and community-based settings), the nonprofit sector, youth serving agencies, military recreation, and other opportunities. The major focuses on direct service programming with an emphasis on supervisory and managerial skills. The Leisure, Youth and Human Services program is accredited by NRPA/AALR.
Students pursuing a major in LYHS may choose one or more areas of professional interest:
Programming Youth Administration, Therapeutic Recreation, Tourism, Outdoor Recreation, and
Nonprofit Administration/Youth Development. LYHS Division Home Page