Des Moines Program

University of Iowa Sport and Recreation Management Program 

Transfer Students

If you are transferring from a Community College in the area, please take a closer look at our 2 + 2 agreements between the Iowa Sport and Recreation Management program and Iowa Community Colleges. If you would like more information or have questions, please reach out to Anna Jensen ( | 319.335.8455) to discuss how your degree and courses will transfer.

Opportunities Abound in Central Iowa

This unique opportunity to earn a Bachelor's degree in Des Moines allows students to leverage the great sport and recreation opportunities in the Central Iowa area with a Big Ten academic experience. Many current alumni of the University of Iowa Sport and Recreation Management program work for Des Moines area sports organizations including the Iowa Cubs, Iowa Wild, Iowa Energy & the Iowa Games. The Des Moines program provides opportunities for engagement between our students and industry professionals on a regular basis. 

B.S. Degree in Sport and Recreation Management 

Students with a degree in Sport and Recreation Management can find a variety of career opportunities including community recreation, intercollegiate athletic departments, high school programs, the commercial fitness business sector as well as minor and major league sport teams. A listing of where recent alumni have gone following graduation can be found here


If you have any questions or would like to learn more about the University of Iowa Sport and Recreation Management program, please fill out the form at this link.