Preparing professionals to enhance health, wellness, and quality of life among individuals and communities
Recreation is an essential service to build vibrant communities that foster human connections. These programs and resources provide quality of life and personal growth enhancements for people of all abilities and support healthy lifestyles.
Students in the bachelor of science in Recreation and Parks Management program choose from 2 concentrations: Community Recreation and Event Planning and Therapeutic Recreation
Students in the master of science program in Recreation and Parks Management choose from 2 concentrations: Community Recreation Management and Therapeutic Recreation
In the accelerated program, students have the opportunity to graduate with a bachelor of science AND master of science degree, within a 5-year time period.
Years to complete an accelerated B.S. to M.S. program
projected employment Growth of meeting, convention, and event planners FROM 2020 TO 2030 according to U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS
Pass rate for Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist exam
Making a Difference in the Community
Tatiana Mihaita didn’t always know what she wanted to do. But the extra time she spent figuring out her passion paid off, and this summer she interned in something she truly loved.