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Parks, Recreation, and Tourism

University of Utah

36 months
Duration
4177 USD/credit 125310 USD/year
4177 USD/credit 125310 USD/year
1176 USD/credit 35280 USD/year
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About

The Parks, Recreation, and Tourism at University of Utah is an academic degree that is awarded for high attainment of the study of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism. Courses of study that lead to the PhD assist students in developing competence in research and they involve in-depth inquiry into topics within, and related to, Parks, Recreation, and Tourism. 

Overview

Learning outcomes

The Parks, Recreation, and Tourism program at University of Utah consists of a major in Parks, Recreation, and Tourism, an area of concentration, and a research core that includes dissertation research. A PhD in PRT requires a minimum of 67 semester hours of study beyond the masters degree. The exact number of hours and the specific courses to be taken are based on the needs of individual students, taking into account such factors as interests, future aspirations, academic history, and degree of exposure to the study of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism. The PhD program requires approximately three full years of study beyond the master's degree.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Theory Development in PRT Research 
  • Seminar in Managing and Facilitating recreation Experiences 
  • Behavioral Science Foundations of Parks, Recreation and Tourism 
  • Seminar in History and Philosophy of Leisure 
  • Graduate Seminar in Parks, Recreation and Tourism 
  • Independent Studies: Master's 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

90 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An applicant for admission to The Graduate School must meet the following minimum requirements:
  • An undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0, based on all undergraduate work. If the undergraduate GPA is below 3.0, a GPA will be calculated on the last 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) of the undergraduate work for admission consideration;
  • Meeting the academic department’s admission standards, and receiving a recommendation for admission to their graduate program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    125310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4177 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    125310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4177 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • In-State

    35280 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1176 USD per credit during 36 months.

Living costs for Salt Lake City

1000 - 1730 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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