Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management

The Penn State Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management (RPTM) is one of the most well-respected programs of its kind in the nation.

Undergraduate program

The department offers an undergraduate degree with three options:

Graduate program

Graduate degrees in Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management help prepare students for career opportunities in park agencies, recreation/leisure services, and academia.

Explore our site and learn more about the programs we offer, our outstanding experiential learning facilities, our world-class faculty, and our alumni—many of whom have gone on to become the most recognized leaders in their chosen professions.