Admission Requirements

  • Comply with the regular admission requirements of the College of Graduate Studies and Research, which includes an undergraduate grade point average of 3.0, and
  • have either:
    a) a bachelor's degree in a relevant major, or
    b) 9 semester hours of relevant coursework in the fields of Leisure, Recreation, Outdoor Recreation, Ecotourism, or Tourism.

All Applicants must submit:

  1. Graduate admission application and fee.  
  2. Official transcripts from all previously attended post-secondary institutions.

Application Due Dates

Rolling admissions; the program does not accept applications for the summer term.

MS in Administration of Outdoor Recreation and Nature-based Tourism (AORNBT) Curriculum

For department information or additional degree requirements, go to the Health and Human Performance department page.

Total Credits Required 35

Graduation Requirements

Graduates must meet the requirements of the College of Graduate Studies as outlined in the Graduate Bulletin in addition to the following:

  • Complete the minimum number of credits for the degree 
  • Maintain a 3.0 GPA
  • Successfully complete capstone project or thesis