Welcome to the Department of Recreation Management and Physical Education (RMPE) at Appalachian State University, which is home to three dynamic programs focused on quality of life. The Recreation Management Program, Health, Physical Education and Coaching Program, along with the Physical Education Activity Program prepares students to plan, lead and teach healthy lifestyle habits through a variety of curriculum courses and experiences. Check out our unique programs, take a class or declare a major to be part of our exciting department which is a place where Mountains of Opportunity abound.

Thanks for visiting, and please contact us for more information or to schedule a visit.

With Mountaineer Pride,

Benjamin Sibley, Chair
Department of Recreation Management and Physical Education



The Department of Recreation Management hosted another successful outdoor career fair last week, with numerous outdoor programs represented and over 260 visitors! Here's a photo taken of a number of departmental alumni who attended the fair joined by some of our Recreation Management faculty.

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