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Recreation Studies Program

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About the Program

The graduate Recreation Studies program is designed to prepare students to work in administration of park and recreation programs and facilities, collegiate recreation, university teaching, research and extension, outdoor recreation and education, ecotourism and adventure travel operations and guide services, and leisure and recreation program development and evaluation. The program combines course-work and hands-on, practical learning experiences. Experiential-based learning components are present in many of the courses offered.

 


Admission

Applications are accepted year-round.Typically, applications for both admission and financial aid for the next academic year should be received by February 15.


Graduate Assistantships

The graduate assistantships in the Department of Recreation and Sport Pedagogy (RSP) are based on the student's ability to best assist the department in accomplishing its academic mission. The graduate assistant (GA) student positions in the Department of Recreation and Sport Pedagogy (RSP) are graduate assistants. In return for a stipend and a full tuition wavier for the academic year, 15-20 hours per week is required, including office hours. Term of appointment is September through June. 


Program Requirements

Curriculum Components

Credits

Recreation Studies Core

13

Areas of Specialization

9-11

Electives

6-8

Capstone Experience

6

Total

36

 

For a full list of recommended and required courses, click HERE.


For more information, please contact:
Dr. Bruce Martin
Program Coordinator, Recreation Studies
Patton College of Education
Grover Center E160
Athens, OH 45701
740.593.4647
martinc2@ohio.edu

 

 

 

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