Master of Science Degree: Park and Recreation Management

Thesis Option: 36 hours

Required Courses:

  • RST 501 – Concepts and Applications in RST – 4 hours

Select 2 of 3 – 8 hours

  • RST 512 – Managing RST Organizations
  • RST 515 – Marketing in RST
  • RST 516 – Finance and Budgeting in RST

Option Area Coursework (Select 1) – 4 hours

  • RST 502 – Critical Issues in Recreation
  • RST 520 – Critical Issues in Sport
  • RST 530 – Critical Issues in Tourism

Coursework to Support Option Area – 8 hours

Research Methods – 8 hours

Thesis Hours – 4 hours

Coursework to support option area should be selected in consultation with your advisor.

Non-Thesis Option: 36 hours

Required Courses:

  • RST 501 – Concepts and Applications in RST – 4 hours

Management Core - 16 hours

  • RST 512 – Managing RST Organizations
  • RST 515 – Marketing in RST
  • RST 516 – Finance and Budgeting in RST
  • RST 594SM – Strategic Management

Option Area Coursework (Select 1) – 4 hours

  • RST 502 – Critical Issues in Recreation
  • RST 520 – Critical Issues in Sport
  • RST 530 – Critical Issues in Tourism

Coursework to Support Option Area – 12 hours

Coursework to support option area should be selected in consultation with your advisor.