Attention RPTS Students!


Congratulations to Dr. Gary Ellis and Dr. Scott Shafer for accepting the Best of the Best award for renewing Academic Accreditation through COAPRT at this years NRPA Conference!


Congratulations to Dr. Linda Enoh, Dr. Tazim Jamal and Mr. Rick Harwell who were recognized in a College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Awards Ceremony yesterday! Each was inducted as a Fellow in the College of Agriculture and Life Science’s Critical Thinking Academy.


Candidates must have scholarly interests in children, youth and family contexts. Candidates must have an earned doctorate in Parks & Recreation, Public Health, Human Development and Family Studies, Adolescent Development, Education, Adolescent/Developmental Psychology, or other closely-related discipline from an accredited institution. Position Details Submissions should be sent to: Dr. Corliss Outley Chair, Youth Development Search Committee Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences Texas A&M Univesrity 2261 TAMU, College Station, Texas 77843-2261 Email:

2016-2017 Conference Updates!

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RPTS Faculty Rio Grande River Trip!

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MONEY Magazine Recognizes RPTS program!

MONEY Magazine published that TAMU “…has one of the country’s largest programs in recreation, park, and tourism management!” They also ranked Texas A&M University as 4th in the U.S. For more information, click here!

Fall 2016 Prerequisites

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Marriott International: Voyage Program Opportunity!

New Volunteer Opportunities!

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