Community and Therapeutic Recreation

Career & Professional Organizations

Careers in Recreation and Parks Management

The study of the recreation and park industries encompasses a broad range of events and activities related to camping, natural resources, outdoor activities, arts, amusement parks, therapy, sporting events, and community recreation programs. A few of the many specialties within this growing field are gerontology, youth organizations, parks and forestry, public recreation, specialized facility management, commercial enterprising, therapeutic recreation, community inclusion, sports management, resource management, and recreation and parks administration. UNCG offers a B.S. in Recreation and Parks Management, with three concentrations in: Leisure Services Management, Therapeutic Recreation, and Commercial Recreation and Event Management. Also, a Master of Science degree (M.S.) in Parks and Recreation Management is offered in Leisure Services Management and Therapeutic Recreation.

News & Events


Graduation Info


Advising for Summer and Fall 2014


CTR Club Officer Candidates
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Congratulations!

Jennifer Pegram, winner of the Southeast Recreation Therapy Symposium Scholarship
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Lee Parfitt, winner of the Academy of Leisure Sciences Future Scholars
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Peggy Harris, winner of the NCRPS Fletcher Graduate Scholarship
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CTR Students Graduating in Dec 2013 With Honors
Kayla Cook-Summa Cum Laude
Sarah McPherson-Summa Cum Laude
Jocelyn Moon-Summa Cum Laude
Devyn Ziegler-Summa Cum Laude
Sage Rubenstein-Magna Cum Laude
Hannah Tyler-Magna Cum Laude
Denise Blanchfield-Cum Laude
Chelsea Boccardo-Cum Laude
Lauren Brady-Cum Laude
Andrea Redden-Cum Laude
Chelsea Tysinger-Cum Laude


Please join us Summer 2014 in the online course CTR 102-Creating a Meaningful Life
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Study finds 3rd lowest unemployment rate among recent graduates with recreation related degrees
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