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Parks and Recreation Management, Pre-Bachelor

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University rank #501 (WUR) Flagstaff, AZ, United States
If you are currently working in the parks and recreation field and wish to strengthen your foundation in this area, the Parks and Recreation Management programme at Northern Arizona University coursework is designed to meet your needs.
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The Parks and Recreation Management (PRM) Certificate at Northern Arizona University meets the needs of individuals currently working in the parks and recreation field who seek to strengthen their professional foundation or to satisfy continuing education requirements. 

The PRM Certificate provides an opportunity for individuals without a park and recreation background to achieve a sound academic foundation in this field. 

Should you choose to continue and pursue a degree in this field, the certificate coursework can be embedded into the Bachelor of Science in Parks and Recreation Management.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    15 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction To Parks And Recreation
  • Program Planning
  • Practicum In Parks And Recreation Management
  • Inclusive Recreation
  • Community And Commercial Recreation

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Upload to your application a copy of your official transcripts for ALL secondary (high school) and post-secondary/university education, as well as any vocational or ESL grade reports. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24654 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24654 USD per credit and a duration of .
  • In-State

    10390 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10390 USD per credit and a duration of .
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Living costs for Flagstaff

  • 1010 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Scholarships available for international students at Northern Arizona University:

  • New International Student Presidential Scholarship
  • Continuing International Student Presidential Scholarship
  • Vice Provost for International Education Service Award
  • Indonesian Student Scholarship
  • International Baccalaureate Scholarship
  • Khursheed Fatima Scholarship
  • Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

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