Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Parks, Recreation, & Leisure Studies and the types of students that study this field. Indiana University-Bloomington awards the most degrees in graphic design in the US, but Professional Golfers Career College and Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Parks, Recreation, & Leisure Studies. Tuition costs for Parks, Recreation, & Leisure Studies majors are, on average, $6,660 for in-state public colleges, and $27,176 for out of state private colleges. The largest share of institutions with Parks, Recreation, & Leisure Studies programs are Public, 4-year or above institutions.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Parks, Recreation, & Leisure Studies field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Parks, Recreation, & Leisure Studies majors need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Parks, Recreation, & Leisure Studies majors need more than the average amount of Learning Strategies, Instructing, and Operations Analysis.
These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for Parks, Recreation, & Leisure Studies majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Learning Strategies is very distinctive for majors, but the Reading Comprehension, Writing, and Speaking are the three most important skills for people in the field.