The field of parks, recreation, sport and tourism is a multibillion dollar industry. The global market is expanding for professionals in the areas of sport business, sport marketing, game day operations, community recreation, park operations and management and tourism development.
Classes You Might Take
- Leadership & Personnel Management
- Parks, Health & Wellness
- Business of Sport & Recreation
- Ethics & Diversity
- Program & Event Development
- Four-year plan for Emphasis in Natural Resource Recreation Management
- Four-year plan for Emphasis in Recreation Administration
- Four-year plan for Emphasis in Sport Management
- Four-year plan for Emphasis in Tourism Development
Learn more about our nationally accredited program.
Accelerated B.S. to M.S.
The accelerated B.S. in parks, recreation, sport and tourism to M.S. in natural resources, with an emphasis in parks, recreation, sport and tourism, will allow students to earn both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree within five years. Visit catalog.missouri.edu for details and speak with potential graduate faculty mentors before applying.
Why CAFNR for Parks, Recreation, Sport and Tourism
With SEC sports teams just across campus, a robust parks system in Columbia, and a number of professional sports franchises within a two-hour drive, Mizzou is the perfect spot to pursue a degree in parks, recreation, sport and tourism.
Game Day Operations
Tourism and Convention Bureaus
Parks and Recreation Administration
Employers & Internship Locations
Rawlings Sporting Goods • Kansas City Royals • Gateway PGA • Arizona Coyotes • Atlanta Braves • St. Louis Cardinals • Indianapolis Colts • Anheuser-Busch • Big Cedar Lodge • Big Ticket Sports • Houston Astros • Dallas Mavericks • Milwaukee Bucks • Ballparks of America • Chicago Blackhawks • Detroit Lions