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Parks, Recreation & Tourism Management

Undergraduate Degree

Your career starts here.

Match your interests to your career goals


A degree in parks, recreation and tourism management does more than prepare you for a job. It prepares you for a job that you are going to love. 

We offer emphasis areas to help you tailor your degree to the field you are most passionate about. Whichever option you choose, your work will make a difference to people's lives and in their communities. 

Thinking about a PRTM degree but are not sure where to start? This is how our undergraduate program works.

Sport and Recreation Management

Gain knowledge, skills and experience with planning, implementing and evaluating leisure, recreation, youth and sport programs and managing community recreation organizations.

Parks, Conservation and Outdoor Recreation

Explore parks, outdoor recreation and public lands management from a visitor-centered perspective.

Recreational Therapy

This allied health field creates recreation services that improve participants’ health, leisure experiences, quality of life and functional capabilities.

Tourism and Event Management

Learn about the scope and scale of the travel and tourism industry, and how it can be planned and managed to support community development both locally and globally. This emphasis also includes a focus on event planning and management.

Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management
Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management | 170 Sirrine Hall