Certificate in Parks & Recreation Management
Northern Arizona University

Program Details

The online Certificate in Parks & Recreation Management program from Northern Arizona University is designed to meet the needs of individuals currently working in the parks and recreation field who wish to strengthen their foundation of knowledge and skills. Courses cover:

  • The history, philosophy, scope, and value of park and recreation services, and their organization and relationship to other social institutions
  • Program planning and development
  • Methods and techniques that promote the inclusion of people with disabilities into recreation programs and facilities
  • An overview of recreation service delivery systems in the local public and private sectors with emphasis on intersectoral differences
  • A practicum in a professional setting


  • High school and/or college transcripts

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission