Career Outcome for Graduate Students

By the numbers - what happens after your MA or PhD Recreation and Leisure Studies

As graduates of our Master's and Doctoral programs leave, the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences conducts a survey to find out where our graduate students end up being employed. These results are cumulative and are updated annually.

We know that it is important for our prospective students to understand what their future might look like if they graduate from one of our Master's or Doctoral programs. This chart shows the division among sectors for our graduate student alumni.

Employment sector, by type for MA and PhD Recreation and Leisure Studies graduates:

 50% academia, 16% industry, 17% government, 17% non-profit

"I can now take my research out into the real world and implement it. I can feel confident in myself when doing research in the future"

MA Recreation and Leisure Studies (thesis-based) participant #4, Graduate Exit Survey, Spring 2018

"This grad program challenged me in so many ways - it pushed me out of my comfort zone. I have extensive knowledge regarding Recreation and Leisure Studies, and feel more than confident in passing that onto my students.

MA Recreation and Leisure Studies (coursework-based) participant #1, Graduate Exit Survey, Spring 2018