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Recreation and parks management

Frostburg State University

M.Sc. Online
12 months
Duration
557 USD/credit
557 USD/credit
433 USD/credit
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About

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.

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Overview

  • 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 - GetEducated.com 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Organizational Behavior and Leadership in RPM
  • Fiscal Management in RPM
  • Communications and Organizational Decision Making in RPM
  • Developing Promotional Information Systems in RPM
  • Current Management Issues in RPM
  • Research Methods and Evaluation in RPM
  • Thesis/Project Preparation and Grant Writing in RPM
  • Research Project or Thesis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

Generally, there are three avenues of entry into the program.

  • You should have three years of professional experience in the park and recreation field.
  • Students with a minimum of three years professional experience in allied fields who are interested in making a career shift may also apply. A field experience and/or deficiency courses may be required of these students.
  • Although the program is designed for professionals working in the field, a limited number of recent graduates from baccalaureate programs may be admitted based on the professional experiences of the applicant and on the composition of the students currently in the program. 

Work experience

The program is designed for professionals with experience in the parks and recreation field.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    557 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 557 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    557 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 557 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    433 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 433 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

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