Recreation Administration Emphasis

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Overview

Students on the recreation administration track will receive training related to commercial recreation, outdoor recreation, community recreation, campus recreation, faith-based recreation and park management. The program has been accredited by the National Recreation and Park Association since 1986. The curriculum is designed to prepare students for the Certified Parks and Recreation Professional (CPRP) examination and apply for certification.

Career Opportunities

Students find professional employment in a variety of recreational settings, including:

National, state and local parks
Community organizations
College campuses
Camp leadership
Churches

Program Requirements

Program Plan

Links of Interest

Program Contact Information

Dr. Rick Green - Professor

P: (601)-266-5576 Email: Rick.Green@usm.edu Room: HPR 214

Last Updated: October 6, 2014