Recreation Program

Students playing basketballThe Department of Human Performance and Health Education's recreation program at Western Michigan University focuses on educating students about recreation and leisure leadership, program and service development, delivery, and management. The program offers a variety of courses, experiences and guidance that allow students to develop professional skills and competencies for professional careers in community, campus, outdoor, commercial, government or private settings. The program prepares WMU students to assume leadership and administrative roles in their chosen area of emphasis.

Program options

Internship and practicum