Doctor of Philosophy in Parks, Recreation & Tourism Management
Clemson University

Program Details

Clemson University offers the online Ph.D. in Parks, Recreation & Tourism Management. This degree is designed specifically to ensure strong research training, optimize opportunities for student-faculty interaction and mentoring and address an essential need in the field for educators in recreational therapy. 

The goals of this program are to:

  • Develop competent recreational therapy educators who are prepared to meet the complexities of preparing recreational therapy students to work in various treatment settings.
  • Develop competent researchers prepared to build and contribute to the body of knowledge in recreational therapy.
  • Reduce the dearth of available educators in recreational therapy.

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Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Clemson University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

GRE, Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Statement of Purpose/Intent, Resume/CV, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Official College Transcript(s), Occupational License

Additional Info

  • Students are required to attend three five-day, on campus residencies.