The online Master of Science in Sport Management/Parks and Recreation prepares students to become effective administrators and managers in both community recreation and park management programs and organizations, providing a fulfilling career in the recreation industry. Instructors develop a curriculum with the student’s specific goals in mind, while focusing on the major themes and theories related to the leisure service industry. Courses use case studies to connect the theoretical to the practical so graduates understand the best practices of leisure-related governing bodies.
Courses focus on:
Understanding trends in natural resource use and conservation
Recognizing, communicating, and improving the role of outdoor recreation in health and well-being
Demonstrating and deploying knowledge of contemporary issues related to natural resource management
Must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
Official transcripts of all college-level coursework
Two professional letters of recommendation
A one page personal statement
Accreditation & Licensing
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
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