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2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG/PREVIOUS EDITION]

Tourism and Recreation Management


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Tourism and Recreation Management Program Information


The Master of Science in Tourism and Recreation Management offers the following two areas of concentration:

1. Tourism

  • Travel activities to and staying outside one’s usual environment; hospitality, transportation
  • Recreation activities covered by fees, charges or other non-tax revenues;
    theme/amusement/water parks, movie theaters, sport/fitness/health clubs, resorts
  • Examples of employers include: travel agencies, cruise lines, dance studios, special event companies, resorts, multipurpose sports clubs and health & fitness clubs

2. Natural Resource Recreation

  • Park(s) management, protected areas, wilderness conservation
  • State parks, river floating, horseback riding, hiking trails
  • Beach management, rivers and lakes, sustainability
  • Outdoor recreation leadership
  • Conservation management, planning, and policy
  • Federal agencies (National Parks, U.S. Army Corp of Engineers)

Graduates of the Master of Science in Tourism and Recreation Management will be trained for middle and/or upper level management positions, in their respective fields mentioned above.
Students can choose between three options: 1.) Thesis, or 2.) Non-Thesis with Practicum, or 3.) Non-Thesis with Professional Paper.

For more information, please see our website: http://trsm.hhp.ufl.edu/index.php/graduate/masters-programs/recreation-parks-and-tourism.

Degrees Offered with a Major in Recreation, Parks, and Tourism


Master of Science


without a concentration


concentration in Historic Preservation


concentration in Natural Resource Recreation


concentration in Therapeutic Recreation


concentration in Tourism


concentration in Tropical Conservation and Development


Tourism, Recreation, and Sport Management Departmental Courses


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