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Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management

PRTM Passion

Live Your Passion

A degree in parks, recreation, and tourism management (PRTM) enables you to transform your passion into a career, preparing you for diverse opportunities in sectors including government agencies, non-profits, hospitals, and community recreation and tourism organizations. These skills are highly transferable, with many graduates launching successful businesses across different sectors.

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Career Outlook

Common Areas Include

  • Community Recreation, Sport and Camp Management

  • Athletics Administration

  • Youth Programming

  • Campus Recreation 

  • National and State Park Staff and Rangers

  • Parks and Conservation Areas Management

  • Recreational Therapy

  • Outdoor Recreation Programs

  • Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Management

  • Event Planning and Management

“A degree in parks, recreation and tourism management is going to do more than just get you a great job. It's going to help you build a career that you're going to love. ”

Bob Barcelona, Ph.D.
Department Chair
Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management


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