The Associate of Arts in Recreation prepares you for work in fitness and recreation jobs.

Program Highlights

  • Online coursework
  • Electives enable the student to specialize the coursework

Career Pathways

  • Involvement with YMCA or similar fitness clubs
  • Personal trainer

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Organizations and Opportunities

You have the opportunity to participate in various campus and discipline-related organizations. You also may assist faculty on research projects, work in labs and participate in related activities.

Scholarships and Financial Assistance

We are committed to helping you finance your education. In addition to grants, loans, and work-study offered University-wide, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences offers scholarships for current students. Additionally, many ENMU students work part-time jobs on campus to help finance their education. Additionally, you may be eligible to apply for funding assistance through programs designed to encourage underrepresented groups to participate in faculty-mentored research projects.

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High School Courses

If you’re interested in getting your associate in recreation at ENMU, try to take courses in the areas of:

  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Human biology
  • Kinesiology
  • Exercise science
  • English composition

Additional Degree Information

You can find additional information about the Associate of Arts in Recreation degree, including the courses you will take when you're a recreation major at Eastern.


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