Department of Leisure and Recreation Management was established in 2001 as one of the departments in the College of Management. The department has been recruiting students of Master program since 2003, Undergraduate Evening program since 2004 and Executive Master program since 2006.
Currently, the department enrolls two classes of Undergraduate program students (120 students), two classes of Undergraduate Evening program (120 students), 24 students in the Master program and 50 students in the Executive Master program.
Department of Leisure and Recreation Management carries health management as the core, act in concert with the school motto: health, care, innovation, and excellence, to integrate professional skills related to leisure and recreation management planning, with a combination of theory and practice to cultivate professionals of leisure and recreation management. Leisure and Recreation Management Department continues to promote industry-education partnership to support educational activities, as of now, the Department has been cooperated with the Sun Moon Lake The Wen Wan Resort, Fullon Hotels and Resorts, Freshfields, Volando Urai Spring SPA Resort, Chateau Beach Resort, The Splendor Hotel, Millennium Vee Hotel, Imperial Hotel Taipei, Grand Hi-Lai Hotel, Caesar Park Hotels and Resorts, Ambassador Hotel, Cingjing Guest House, Vienna Pleasance Cottage, Sha Li Shian Villa, Yu Mao Wu, Giant Bicycles Inc., Wise Technology Corp., Dragon Steel, Humax Taiwan and many more companies to enter into a substantive industry-education partnership with good interaction, and will continue to expand cooperative partnership, so that theory and practice can be proven and effective of teaching to be implemented.