Master of Science - Recreation and Parks Management

Earn an online master's degree in recreation and parks management that prepares you to take the next career step. Anytime, anywhere flexibility. This premiere program is designed in a cohort model and delivered online to fit the busy lifestyles of working professionals.

Key reasons why students select our program

  • Learning - Cultivate new skills and content knowledge necessary to become upper-level managers in the parks and recreation industry.

  • Mentorship - The program includes distinguished faculty members, including four seasoned, upper-level practitioners in the field.

  • High Quality and Affordability - rated FSU’s 30-credit hour program as a “Best Buy” for program quality and affordability.

  • Accessibility - Delivered online to fit the busy lifestyles of working professionals. Two six-week intensive courses are offered online every semester so students can complete the program in 2 years.

  • Networking - Designed in a cohort model, where students progress through courses with a consistent group of classmates.

Admission every fall semester. Deadline to apply is June 1.

Final thesis projects can be used to help your community!


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