PROGRAM WILL LAUNCH JANUARY 2023! Complete your Recreation, Parks and Leisure Services Bachelor of Science degree through Minnesota State University, Mankato. All courses are taught at North Hennepin Community College and online. This program is designed for those who have earned college credits and are or plan to work in the parks and recreation field. Through hands-on learning, experiences in the field, and in-classroom learning, the Recreation, Parks and Leisure Services at North Hennepin Community College offers learners opportunities to expand their skill set and advance professional goals.
The Department of Recreation, Parks and Leisure Services at Minnesota State University, Mankato received its initial accreditation in 1986 and has maintained that status since then.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projections for the employment rate of recreation professionals (SLPs) are expected to grow much faster than average through the year 2026.