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M.A.P.R.M. in Park & Recreation Mgmt.

Description

The M.A. in park and recreation management degree program is designed to develop leisure service delivery skills and form a solid knowledge base preparatory to leadership and supervisory roles for a variety of leisure service industries including municipal, outdoor, therapeutic, military, church, youth, commercial/tourism, and industrial.

Minimum Total Credit Hours: 33

Goals/Mission Statement

The M.A. in park and recreation management degree program is designed to develop skills preparatory to leadership and supervisory roles in a variety of leisure service careers, including municipal, outdoor, therapeutic, military, church, youth, commercial/tourism, and industrial.

Course Requirements

For the M.A. in park and recreation management, a minimum of 33 semester hours of graduate study are required, which shall include the following:

Core Curriculum (18 hours) PRM 600—Issues and Trends in Park and Recreation Programs PRM 601—Park and Recreation Program Development and Promotion PRM 602—Assessment and Evaluation of Park and Recreation Programs PRM 625—Research Design and Evaluation PRM 680—Leisure Programming for Senior Adults 500-600—Statistics (adviser approved)

Nonthesis Option (15 hours) PRM 653—Independent Research PRM 654—Directed Event Programming 9 hours approved electives

Thesis Option (15 hours) PRM 697—Thesis (6 hours) 9 hours approved electives

Other Academic Requirements

Students who have not completed an internship or who lack professional work experience within the park and recreation field will complete a 3- hour internship (PRM 627) as one of the electives within the degree program.

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