Vancouver Island University

Recreation and Sport Management

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Program Information

School:Vancouver Island University
Faculty:Business and Management / Nanaimo
Degree:Diploma; Co-op
Field of Study:Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Description:Learn to plan, organize and supervise recreation and leisure experiences for a variety of participants in preparation for an entry-level career in recreation and sport services. Graduates can apply to enter the third year of the Bachelor of Tourism Management. Includes a Co-op Education component.
URL:Recreation and Sport Management at Vancouver Island University
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,916
International: $18,939
Careers:Recreation and Sports ManagersCoaches

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

- graduation from a B.C. secondary school, or equivalent, with a minimum “C” grade in either English 12 or English 12 First Peoples; - previous degree from a recognized university; - visiting student from a college or university (a “Letter of Permission” from the home institution is required); - transfer student from a college or university (at least 24 transferable university-level credits completed); - mature student—at least 21 years of age (or will turn 21 in the first semester of admission) and has a minimum “C” grade in either English 12 or English 12 First Peoples.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Work Experience
History of leadership, active involvement in recreation and sport pursuits, and experience working with people of varying ages and interests. Criminal record check may be required for field work. Compulsory orientation in early Fall semester.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on December 13, 2019

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