Due to the ongoing threat of the coronavirus pandemic, St. Joseph's College will move all in-person classes to virtual and online formats for the remainder of the semester starting on Monday, March 30. Courses that are ready will start as early as March 23. Contact your professor for more information.

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Leisure Services Management

Leisure Services Management

Leisure Service Management professionals focus on quality of life issues within our local and global communities.

Serving all populations, our students’ studies are broad-based and cover everything from direct consumer programming to administrative functions, which include facility management and day-to-day operations. 


  • Lead programs and activities such as exercise classes, swimming, hiking, golfing, music, crafts, and special events that help to relieve stress, promote socialization, and understand pro-social behaviors and values.
  • Learn how to develop community assessments, organizational structures and budgets, for public, commercial, and nonprofit organizations.
  • Discuss how to make activities accessible to persons with disabilities by developing programs and services that emphasize inclusion.
  • Study trends within the industry, such as health enhancement, skateboard parks, and indoor climbing walls.
  • With a degree in leisure services management, you may work with children, adults, the elderly, and/or persons with disabilities in community-based settings.