Master On Campus Online Blended

Recreation and Youth Development

12 months
17553 USD/year
17553 USD/year
8026 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Recreation and Youth Development from Texas A&M University is designed for active and progressive youth development professionals. 


At Recreation and Youth Development from Texas A&M University students discover science-based techniques for structuring experiences that build character and help youth thrive and flourish while also advancing their skills as managers of youth organizations.


Many youth serving professionals aspire to continue to pursue their careers while earning a graduate professional degree. MRYD students form cohorts of fellow professionals who study advanced topics in developmental processes, behavioral science, and management of youth-serving organizations. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Grant Writing and Program Evaluation 
  • Analytic Methods in Recreation, Parks, and Tourism
  • Youth Development 
  • Youth Development Skills 
  • Administration of YD Organizations 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official Transcript 
  • TOEFL/IELTS Test Results (International Students Only) 
  • GRE/ GMAT Test Results 
  • Application Processing Fee 
  • Statement of Intent 
  • Three letters of recommendation 
  • Writing Samples

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17553 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17553 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    17553 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17553 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8026 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8026 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for College Station

964 - 1485 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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.

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