NC State University is currently taking applications for the Fall 2013 cohort of Online Masters Degree students for Parks, Recreation, Tourism, and Sports Management Professionals. Applications will be accepted until April 30th.
The online masters degree provides students with a solid professional and business education where the courses are matched with the needs of the industry. The faculty are national and international leaders in their fields who are dedicated to providing students with the skills they need to lead and gain a competitive advantage.
Highlights of the PRTM Online program include:
• 7 week accelerated class format which focuses on one subject at a time
• Online classes meet once a week in the evenings allowing for full employment and flexible schedule
• Students are admitted as a cohort with opportunities for networking and collaboration
• No GRE required if you have 2 years professional work experience
By emphasizing key management functions indicative of parks, recreation, tourism, and sport industries, the program ensures that students will graduate with a mastery of advanced principles and procedures. The contemporary instructional methods emphasize group discussions, frequent interactions with faculty, and meaningful assignments which provide valuable skills and knowledge critical for career advancement.
NC State University is a leader in quality online distance education. The Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management department was founded in 1947 and became the first nationally-accredited degree program of its kind in the United States.