Hit the ground running in the business of recreation.

With focused coursework in business, health, recreation, and liberal arts, Herkimer’s Sports & Recreation Management A.A.S. gives you the practical knowledge and skills to step into entry-level positions in public and private recreational facilities. 

As a graduate of our program, you’ll be confident in your ability to own and operate a small sports or recreation business, coach a variety of sports, implement recreational programs at treatment facilities, and more. 

From resorts, golf courses, and fitness centers to sporting goods stores, campgrounds, parks and recreation departments, and youth services, a degree from Herkimer gives you open access to a wide variety of career options. 

Students have also continued their education at SUNY Brockport, SUNY Cortland, Ithaca College, and St. John’s University.


View our program course requirements as published in the College Catalog.

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Cost & Financial Aid

Herkimer College offers a quality and affordable educational experience.

Cost Of Attendance

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Career opportunities await

  • Fitness Coordinator
  • Equipment Manager
  • Golf Course Management
  • Youth Program Director
  • Parks Manager
  • Coach
  • Recreational Center Director
  • Sports Facility Manager
  • Athletic Director
  • Fitness Trainer
  • Director of Intramural Sports

Transfer Agreements

Please review transfer agreements we have established (for our Sports & Recreation Management A.A.S. Program) with four-year colleges & universities to provide a seamless transfer of credits. Programs also offered online are denoted by asterisk *.

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Faculty members are central to why students from across New York, the United States, and the world choose to pursue their education at Herkimer College. Our esteemed faculty bring expertise and energy to the classroom, as well as an unwavering commitment to each student's success. Take a moment to meet some of our faculty members and discover why they remain in the hearts and minds of generations of alumni. It's easy to see why Herkimer College is among the best community colleges.