National Recreation and Park Association, Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions - (NRPA)

The Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions (COAPRT) accredits baccalaureate programs that prepare students for professions whose expertise and services support the social and economic activities associated with recreation, travel, and/or leisure activities and experiences, within the United States and its territories, Canada, and Mexico. (2013)

Recognized by

  • Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)
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CHEA Profile Accredited Program City State / Territory / Province
Appalachian State University Bachelor of Science - Recreation Management Program Boone NC
Arizona State University Bachelor of Science - Parks and Recreation Management Phoenix AZ
Arkansas Tech University Bachelor of Science - Recreation and Park Administration Russellville AR
Brigham Young University Bachelor of Science - Recreation Management Program and Therapeutic Recreation Program Provo UT
California Polytechnic State University- San Luis Obispo Bachelor of Science - Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Administration San Luis Obispo CA
California State University - Sacramento Bachelor of Science - Recreation, Parks and Tourism Administration Sacramento CA
California State University-Chico Bachelor of Science - Recreation, Hospitality, and Parks Management Chico CA
California State University-Fresno Bachelor of Science - Recreation Administration Fresno CA
California State University-Long Beach Bachelor of Arts - Recreation Program and Recreation Therapy Program Long Beach CA
California State University-Northridge Bachelor of Science - Tourism, Hospitality, and Recreation Management Northridge CA
California University of Pennsylvania Bachelor of Science - Parks and Recreation Management Program California PA
Central Michigan University Bachelor of Science - Recreation, Parks and Leisure Sevices Administration Program Mt. Pleasant MI
Chicago State University Bachelor of Science - Recreation Program Chicago IL
Clemson University Bachelor of Science - Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management Program Clemson SC
East Carolina University Bachelor of Science - Recreation and Leisure Services Program Greenville NC
East Stroudsburg University Bachelor of Science - Recreation Services Management Program East Stroudsburg PA
Eastern Illinois University Bachelor of Science - Recreation Administration Program Charleston IL
Eastern Kentucky University Bachelor of Science - Recreation & Park Administration Program Richmond KY
Eastern Washington University Bachelor of Science - Recreation and Leisure Services Program Cheney WA
Frostburg State University Bachelor of Science - Recreation and Parks Management Program Frostburg MD
George Mason University Bachelor of Science - Recreation Management Program Manassas VA
Georgia Southern University Bachelor of Science - Recreation and Tourism Management Program Statesboro GA
Grambling State University Bachelor of Science - Leisure Studies Program Grambling LA
Illinois State University Bachelor of Science - Recreation and Park Administration Program Normal IL
Indiana University Bachelor of Science - Recreation Program Bloomington IN
Ithaca College Bachelor of Science - Recreation and Leisure Studies Program and Therapeutic Recreation Program Ithaca NY
Kansas State University Bachelor of Science - Park Management and Conservation Manhattan KS
Kent State University Bachelor of Science - Recreation, Parks & Tourism Management Kent OH
Lock Haven University Bachelor of Science - Recreation Management Program Lock Haven PA
Longwood University Bachelor of Science - Therapeutic Recreation Program Farmville VA
Metropolitan State University of Denver Bachelor of Arts - Recreation Professions Program Denver CO
Middle Tennessee State University Bachelor of Science - Leisure, Sport, and Tourism Studies Program Murfreesboro TN
Minnesota State University, Mankato Bachelor of Science - Recreation, Parks and Leisure Services Program Mankato MN
Missouri State University Bachelor of Science - Recreation, Sport and Park Administration Springfield MO
North Carolina Central University Bachelor of Science - Recreation Administration Program Durham NC

* Indicates a free-standing, single purpose program.

**Indicates Candidate only.

***Indicates Applicant only.