UGA Specific Information for Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management

The focus of the Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management (PRTM) major is to provide undergraduate and graduate students with an understanding and appreciation for the management of natural resources for outdoor recreation and nature-based tourism opportunities. An integral part of the PRTM major involves helping students to better understand the "human dimension" aspects of managing natural resources. The PRTM major seeks to provide students with practical real-world skills and tools needed to identify, understand, and manage complex human-environment issues. This includes an emphasis on understanding significant historical developments, developing services and programs, managing for recreational impacts, and recognizing the importance of sustainable development.

Graduates most often take employment in public agencies, non-profit organizations, environmental consulting firms, or conservation organizations. 



Class of 2022 Career Outcomes for Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management*

** Includes Self-Employed


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Employers/Position Title Reported by Class of 2022 Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management majors

The information below represents employers and position titles from the Class of 2022 Career Outcomes Survey. To view historical Career Outcomes for this major, click here and select "Historical Data" from the navigation menu.

Employer Position Title(s)
Backroads Travel Trip Leader
Half-Moon Outfitters Assistant Manager
Montaluce Winery & Restaurant Business Operations Manager
* denotes no responses received.

*Source: Areas above marked with an Asterisk (*) have been created utilizing data taken from the UGA Career Outcomes Survey. The "Employers Hiring...," "Job Titles of...," "Career Outcomes for...," and "Graduate/Professional Schools and Programs..." information listed above represent UGA Class of 2022 Graduates. The lists are not exhaustive and therefore do not represent all potential career options. Click here for more detailed Career Outcomes information regarding this major.

Graduate/Professional Schools attended by Class of 2022 Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management majors

The information below represents graduate/professional schools and programs reported through the Class of 2022 Career Outcomes Survey. To view historical Career Outcomes for this major, click here and select "Historical Data" from the navigation menu.

Graduate School Program(s)
University of Georgia Natural Resources, Master's
* denotes no responses received.