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Sustainable Parks, Recreation & Tourism

 

 

sustainable parks, recreation and tourism

 

Other/Related Variations

·       Community Development

·       Community Sustainability

·       Hotel Restaurant & Tourism Management

·       Park & Tourism Sciences

·       Park & Natural Resources

·       Recreation Resource Management

·       Sustainable Tourism

·       Sustainable Tourism & Protected Area Management

·       Tourism Resource Management

 

 

Degree Type/Duration

·       Associate’s Degree (2 years)

·       Bachelor’s Degree (4 years)

·       Master’s Degree (Varies)

·       Doctorate Degree (Varies)

 

 

Overview

This degree program prepares students for positions related to the management and enjoyment of the outdoors. Positions include management of forest and protected areas, public parks, non-profit lands or facilities, and services for outdoor recreation.

 

Coursework may cover the following areas: Sustainability, Tourism Management, Recreation Management, Geographic Information, Visitor Information Systems, Natural Resource Policy, Law and Policy, Business Law, Marketing, Wildland Fire

 

 

Potential Career Paths

 

·       Conservation Officer

·       Conservationist

·       Event manager

·       Extension Agent

·       Forester

·       Marketing Specialist

·       Public Relations Specialist

·       Restoration Specialist

·       Sales Representative

·       Wildland Firefighter/Fire Tower Watchman

 

 

Additional Opportunities/Recommendations

·       Internship or work experience related to sustainable parks, recreation or tourism

·       Wastewater Operator Certification

·       Additional certifications available