Certifications

Another way to increase employment possibilities is through certifications. Each area of the leisure industry has its own set of certifications. The Recreation program at UMM offers several certifications as part of course work and other opportunities to get certification after completion of course work.

Examples of certifications students can acquire through course work or by testing with other organizations after course work include:

  • CPR
  • Basic First Aid
  • Open Water SCUBA
  • Advanced Open Water SCUBA
  • AED Rescue Diver
  • Boating Safety
  • Water Safety Instructor
  • Hunter Safety
  • Lifeguard
  • Wilderness First Responder
  • Fitness Instructor
  • Red Card (Fire Fighting)
  • Personal Fitness Trainer
  • Maine Guide
  • Strength and Conditioning Specialist
Recreation Management
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From day one, you will have the opportunities to plan, organize, and run campus and community activities including sports programs, ski and canoe races and trips

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