Recreation and Tourism Management is the career of the future. It is estimated that recreation, leisure, entertainment, and travel and tourism will become a $10 trillion business worldwide. Professional careers and opportunities for entrepreneurship in recreation and tourism management will continue to grow and thrive in this exciting industry.
In this program, you’ll learn how to program, manage, and lead private, public, and non-profit recreation enterprises. You’ll acquire recreation skills, management, and business principles in a program setting that values hands-on learning and workforce preparation. This is the degree program for students who dream of working with people in a high-energy and fast-paced recreation setting.
The EWU Therapeutic Recreation Program is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions (COAPRT).
Evidence of continued compliance with COAPRT requirements can be found on the RCLS accreditation website.