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Parks and Recreation Management (B.S.)

SWOSU has one of the most respected Parks and Recreation Management (PRM) 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:

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  • National Park Service
  • U.S. Forest Service
  • Military Recreation
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Organized Camps
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • U.S. 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.