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Graduate Programs

The Penn State Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management strives to transform human health through actively engaging people in recreation, park, tourism, and leisure, both locally and throughout the world.

Leading research and training in:

  • Park and Protected Area Management
  • Experiential Education
  • Sport Participation
  • Travel and Tourism
  • Community Recreation, Health and Well-Being
  • Environmental Education

The Penn State Difference

  • Rigorous training in empirical scientific methods and a strong preparation for both applied and theoretically engaged work
  • Access to cutting edge technologies and active, externally funded field and laboratory projects
  • Dual-title Ph.D. degree options available in Transdisciplinary Research on Environment and Society (TREES) and Social Data Analytics (SODA).
  • Concentrations and minors in areas such as Human Development and Family Studies, among others
  • Excellent opportunities for competitive funding

 

 

Nittany Lion Shrine

Apply to be considered for fall admittance and for the best opportunities for funding.