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B.S. Parks and Recreation Management

SWOSU has one of the most respected Parks and Recreation Management programs in the nation.  The Bachelor of Science degree helps prepare students for careers in a variety of professional parks and recreation settings.  Upon completion of the PRM degree, graduates can pursue a variety of careers in municipal, state, federal, private, and non-profit parks and recreation organizations.  A few of these agencies include:

  • National Park Service
  • YMCA / YWCA
  • US Forest Service
  • Military Recreation
  • US Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Organized Camps
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • US Army Corps of Engineers
  • Girl Scouts of America
  • Bureau of Land Management
  • Adventure Programs
  • Municipal Park Agencies
  • State Park Agencies

The PRM degree will also prepare students for the pursuit of advanced degrees in the field.