Park, Recreation and Tourism Studies, M.Sc. | Old Dominion University | Norfolk, United States
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Park, Recreation and Tourism Studies

12 months
Duration
1394 USD/credit 41820 USD/year
1394 USD/credit 41820 USD/year
571 USD/credit 17130 USD/year
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About

The Science in Park, Recreation and Tourism Studies MSc program from Old Dominion University focuses on the professionalization of the park, recreation and tourism practitioner. A need exists for highly trained professionals who can be well-rounded, competent executives to tackle the ever-widening scope of responsibility in the park, recreation and tourism field.

Overview

Program Highlights

What makes the Science in Park, Recreation and Tourism Studies MSc program from Old Dominion University unique?

  • Designed to prepare students and practitioners for advanced study in the concepts, theories, research, management, and administration of the park, recreation and tourism industry 
  • Provides a rigorous academic program that will prepare graduates for careers in the management, supervision, and administration of parks, recreation, and tourism resources 
  • Gives students advance administrative and empirical knowledge related to organizational decision-making and recreation/tourism agency management 
  • Promotes quality of life through planning, managing and administering recreation and tourism activities that are evidence-based 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contemporary Issues in Park, Recreation and Tourism Studies
  • Advanced Leisure Theories and their Applications
  • Recreation Management for Administrators
  • Park Management for Professionals
  • Grant Writing for Parks and Recreation
  • Tourist Behavior and Consumption
  • Advanced Sustainable Tourism Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.8
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed online application via www.odu.edu/admission/graduate
  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally-accredited institution or an equivalent degree from a foreign institution
  • An overall 2.8 (on a 4.0 scale) or higher cumulative GPA in the undergraduate degree
  • A GPA of 3.0 or higher in the undergraduate major courses
  • A combined GRE score of 291 or higher (verbal and quantitative sections) or a score of 400 or higher on either the GMAT or MAT
  • Three letters of recommendation (from former faculty and/or employers)
  • An essay describing the applicant's goals
  • Copy of current resume

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    41820 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1394 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    41820 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1394 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    17130 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 571 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Norfolk

1100 - 1900 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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