Gallaudet University

The Graduate School

Department of Physical Education & Recreation


800 Florida Avenue Northeast

Washington, DC 20002

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S. - Leisure Services Administration

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The M.S. in Leisure Services Administration is designed for persons who aspire to administrative, supervisory, and leadership positions in the leisure services profession. The curriculum focuses on how to administer and supervise leisure services for clientele who are deaf, hard of hearing, and/or hearing in either inclusive or separate settings. Upon completion of the program, students will be able to: Demonstrate knowledge of fiscal planning, personnel management, and current leadership and supervisory practices. Demonstrate the ability to use team building skills, group process skills, and programming skills. Demonstrate how recreation programs and services for Deaf and other populations can be assessed and evaluated. Conduct and produce professional public relations activities and materials. Demonstrate ability to read, understand, and apply research knowledge and skills. Demonstrate knowledge of strategies, with an emphasis on advocacy strategies, and legal issues that can be used to sensitize the public at-large to the leisure-related needs of individuals who have experienced a hearing loss. Demonstrate administrative knowledge and skills. Communicate using sign language. Generate documents that demonstrate professional English usage

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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