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Parks and Recreation/Environmental Education 

 Master of Science: Park and Resource Management  





The Master of Science Park and Resource Management degree program (on camhas been designed to provide students with advanced instruction while contributing to their knowledge base as future park and resource management professionals. The program provides an opportunity to develop a braod-based background for optimum marketability. The program focuses on several skill areas including ecology, planning and design, current issues, and research methods.

Courses are generally repeated every three semesters, allowing students to complete the program in one to one and a half years.  Internships, an important aspect of the program, are usually completed in the summer.

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Graduate programs in Park Resource Management and Environmental Education are online programs.  We no longer offer on campus graduate programs in these areas.

Featured Student:
Christine Kercell

Christine Kercell - Featured Student

Parks and Recreation Program Outcomes

  • Communication
  • Graphic & Technological Communication
  • Utilization of Professional Planning Tools and Instruments
  • Problem Solving
  • Facilities Evaluation & Management
  • Visitor Services
  • Leadership
  • Administration
  • Foundations
  • Programming
  • Recreation Resource Management
  • Practical Professional Experience
  • Diversity
  • Valuing Ethical Responsibility