Academic Catalog


Master of Science Park, Recreation and Tourism Studies (MS)

Lindsay Usher, PhD, Graduate Program Director

This program is designed to prepare students and practitioners for advanced study in the concepts, theories, research, and management of park, recreation and tourism services. Course work (30 credit hours) is designed to develop students' abilities to analyze research findings, conduct research in the field, and apply empirical data to practice and management. The program combines social science and management concepts and theories with applied problem-solving techniques specific to parks, recreation and tourism.