Community and Therapeutic Recreation

School of Health and Human Sciences

The study of the recreation and park industries encompasses a broad range of events and activities. A few of the many specialties within this growing field are gerontology, youth organizations, parks and forestry, public recreation, specialized facility management, commercial enterprising, therapeutic recreation, community inclusion, sports management, resource management, and recreation and parks administration.

Bachelor of Science in Recreation and Parks Management Degree Programs

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Master of Science in Parks and Recreation Management Degree Programs

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COAPRT To learn more about the departmental accreditation click HERE.
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro’s Community and Therapeutic Recreation program is accredited by the Council on Accreditation for Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions (COAPRT).  COAPRT accredits baccalaureate degree programs in parks, recreation, tourism, sport management, event management, therapeutic recreation, and leisure studies.  COAPRT is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), and is sponsored through the National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA).


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