Recreation and Sport Management

VIU International, Canada
Recreation and Sport Management
Next enrollment cycle September 2024 See all cycles
First Year Fee KES 2,345,429
Course Accredited By NA
2 Years On Campus Undergraduate Diploma

Do you have passion for healthy, active lifestyles, and a desire to shape those interests into a rewarding career? VIU’s Recreation and Sport Management program can help you launch a career in the growing sport, recreation, health and wellness industries.

In the program, your learning will benefit from hands-on exploration under the guidance of instructor who care about your success. Take your learning deeper with paid internships and small classes, where you will work closely with other students and your instructors on meaningful community projects.

Graduates find a wide variety of careers focused on building positivity and confidence around sport and community for people of all ages

This program is offered as a mandatory Co-operative Education format with four academic semesters and two paid Co-op placements.

The focus of this diploma program is on the provision of recreation and sport services and products in public, private, and not-for-profit sectors within communities. The program assesses the impact of recreation and sport and the environment in order to plan and develop healthy communities. Features of the program include the provision of applied skills and knowledge, direct leadership experience, a co-operative education model (paid employment), and small class sizes.

The program prepares students for career entry; however, students interested in further studies can apply to the third year of VIU’s Bachelor of Tourism Management, Major in Recreation.

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2024

Entry Requirements

General admission requirements apply.

  • Official transcript of grades from high school (and post-secondary institutions where applicable).

Year 1

  • Introduction to Recreation
  • Marketing Recreation Experiences
  • Co-operative Education Preparation
  • Diversity and Inclusion in Recreation
  • Risk Management and Legal Liability in Recreation
  • Organizing and Leading Recreation Activities
  • Program Planning I
  • University Writing and Research
  • Accounting for Non-Financial Managers
  • Business Computer Applications


  • Co-op Education Work Placement I

Year 2

  • Leisure Across the Lifespan
  • Sustainability in Recreation
  • Program Planning II
  • Recreation Places and Spaces
  • Assessment and Evaluation Methods in Recreation
  • Recreation Administration
  • Co-operative Education Preparation
  • Business and Technical Writing


  • Co-operative Education Work Placement II


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