Clemson University

College of Health, Education and Human Development

Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management


Strom Thurmond Institute

Clemson, SC 29634

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D.-Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, MPRTM-Master of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management; M.S.-Parks, Recreation and Tourism Manage

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The department offers a professional master's degree of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management (MPRTM), a Master of Science degree (MS), and a Doctor of Philosophy degree (PhD). The Master should be selected by individuals who intend to enter or reenter the workplace upon completion of degree requirements. The MS is a research degree with a research thesis requirement. This degree is designed for individuals planning to undertake doctoral study or seek employment in a research-related position. The Doctor of Philosophy is an advanced research degree requiring performance of original research leading to a dissertation.


Clemson is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a category comprising less than 4 percent of all universities in America.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Fringe Town

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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