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.
% OnlineMostly Online
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationMaster Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsGRE, Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Statement of Purpose/Intent, Resume/CV, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Official College Transcript(s), Occupational License
- Students are required to attend three five-day, on campus residencies.