College of Education Health and Human Services
School of Foundations, Leadership and Administration

About This Program

The Recreation, Park and Tourism Management B.S. program is perfect for students interested in sharing their passions and making a difference in people’s lives. From outdoor recreation, travel and sports, to camping, performing/visual arts and health and fitness. Read more...

Contact Information

Program Delivery

  • Delivery:
    • In person
  • Location:
    • Kent Campus

Examples of Possible Careers

  • Managers and leaders with public/community park and recreation services 
  • Managers and leaders with non-profit recreation agencies 
  • Managers and leaders providing recreation, outdoor recreation, or tourism services to specialized groups such as youth, senior/older adults, people with disabilities, immigrant communities, marginalized populations 
  • Managers and leaders with health and wellness organization and services 
  • Managers and leaders who plan special events/community-wide events 
  • Managers and leaders with tourism services and agencies 
  • Interpreters, guides, managers, leaders with historic, cultural, nature-based organizations 
  • Park rangers, interpreters, guides, naturalists with regional, state, and national parks 
  • Leaders and organizers with outdoor recreation agencies 


Council on Accreditation for Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions (COAPRT)