Long Island Leisure Services Management Major

Long Island Leisure Services Management Major

Promote lifelong wellness. Join a fast-growing field. Get ready.

Help others improve their quality of life, while leading engaging events and activities with a degree in Leisure Services Management from St. Joseph's University.

Leisure and recreation managers are wellness-experts with a diverse set of talents. Our dedicated faculty with teach you the best ways to plan creative consumer programs, while leading administrative functions such as facility management and day-to-day operations. Prepare to learn the most effective techniques for planning quality recreational experiences and expertly manage an organization or facility. 

Graduates of our program have the confidence and skill set to masterfully manage leisure and recreation programs that serve a wide variety of populations. 

Learn about physical, cognitive and emotional health. Be an effective leader. Get ready with a St. Joseph's University Leisure Services Management degree.

Jared WestJared West ’22
Leisure Services Management Major with a Minor in Criminal Justice

"The Leisure Services Management program has so many career opportunities. With this course of study, you can do anything you want to that has to deal with recreation or leisure activities. I believe that recreation and leisure are very important and should be included in everyone’s life. After graduation, I’ll be able to start something new by bringing recreation and leisure activities to places that never offered these services before."

The Long Island Leisure Services Management Major Experience

Enhance Your Degree: Consider pairing your leisure services management major with a minor in criminal justice, business administration, or sociology.


A Growing Field: The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that the number of leisure services management positions will increase by at least 8 percent from 2019 to 2029.


Internship Experience: All of our leisure services management students complete a rigorous internship, giving them the opportunity to apply the knowledge they gained in class to their careers.