Health. Wellness. Fitness. Sports. Recreation. If these words get you excited and energized, the field of recreation and fitness studies may be calling you.

If you love being at the gym and are passionate about working out and staying in shape, a degree program in health and physical education may be the perfect fit. If you are a nature lover, a degree in outdoor education will equip with you with skills in environmental conservation, hiking, rock climbing, wilderness survival, and first aid. Do you think about applying your passion for fitness and recreation in the business world? If so, consider a program that focuses on leisure facility management and administration. You may be surprised at the educational and career options that come with being dedicated to physical well-being.

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The most popular degree categories within recreation and fitness include: