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Associate of Applied Science in Recreation Management

Program Details

The online Associate of Applied Science in Recreation Management degree program from Dakota College at Bottineau prepares students for employment in a wide variety of recreation and leisure settings. The program is organized around core courses that emphasize administration, program planning, and an understanding of the foundation of recreation, and provides the means for graduates to become certified as an Associate Park and Recreation Professional through the National Park and Recreation Association. To suit students' personal interests and professional goals, two focus areas are offered:

  • ​Outdoor Recreation/Park Management 
  • ​Commercial Recreation/Tourism


This degree program requires 59-70 credits for completion.

  • ACT, SAT, Compass, or Accuplacer scores
  • Official transcripts from former colleges

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission


Dakota College at Bottineau is not authorized to offer online courses and degrees to residents of Massachusetts