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M.S. in Sport and Recreation Administration

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The College Tour: Your Path to the Big Leagues

Showcased in the fourth season of "The College Tour," Pierre Lear shares his story about his path to becoming a Jackrabbit and the Big League opportunities he has experienced as a student in the Sport and Recreation Management Program. Hosted by the Emmy-nominated reality star Alex Boylan, "The College Tour" features student led segments that showcase what life is like at SDSU. You can stream the full 30-minute episode on Amazon Prime and IMDb or check out the "The College Tour" for more student segments and additional information.


Program Overview

The Sport and Recreation Administration program at South Dakota State University prepares students to become dynamic leaders in intercollegiate athletics as well as campus and community recreation. The curriculum and internship experiences will educate students in management, marketing, communications, facilities, finance, ethics and legal issues, research and much more. In addition to their experiential learning opportunities in their coursework, students will gain valuable real world experiences with our industry partners both on and off campus. Students graduating from the program will be equipped with a skill set that can be directly applied to a wide range of exciting career possibilities.

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Student Experiences

Students geared up for the SDHSAA Championship at State

Approximately 140 Sport and Recreation Management undergraduate and graduate students got hands on experience volunteering for the South Dakota High School Championship games. This year, the games for the two-day event was hosted at the Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium at SDSU. Follow the link and hear how our students have gotten to help gear up the facilities as we prepared and welcomed visitors from across the state to our community.

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