Parks, Tourism & Recreation Management

Help people connect with nature through tourism and recreation

Learn how to work with people to develop and manage recreation and tourism experiences while protecting natural resources. PTRM offers field-based learning opportunities through immersive internships, study abroad, and experiential education. You will develop skills and gain knowledge that helps connect people to place, manage park visitation, provide environmental interpretation, and integrate conservation sciences into recreation and tourism planning. You can choose to focus in one of three elective tracks: Recreation Resource Management, Nature-Based Tourism, or Outdoor Recreation Services.


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PTRM curriculum

A degree in Parks, Tourism and Recreation Management prepares you to work in the world’s most beautiful places with government agencies, nonprofits or the nature-based tourism industry. Learn more about the PTRM curriculum!