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Graduate Certificate in Recreation & Park Administration

Program Details

Central Michigan University offers the online Graduate Certificate in Recreation & Park Administration. Enhance your resume with the skills and knowledge necessary for leadership within the recreation industry. Students will learn the latest trends and challenges within recreation and creative solutions through best practices in marketing, fiscal management, liability and risk management, facility operations, and event planning. Increase your personal brand value with advanced skills and knowledge to meet your career goals.


  • Official transcripts from all academic programs attended, emailed by the institution to: or mailed to: Central Michigan University Global Campus, Attn: Transcript Department, 802 Industrial Drive, Mount Pleasant, MI 48858
  • Current professional résumé
  • Three letters of recommendation from former professors or public service professionals
  • Personal statement – a 2-3 page double-spaced essay detailing your professional goals and how the completion of this program will facilitate your achievement of these goals.

Accreditation & Licensing

The Higher Learning Commission