The Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences at Texas A&M University is consistently ranked in the top five for recreation, park and tourism programs in the United States. We offer one undergraduate degree (B.S.) in Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences and three graduate degrees (Ph.D. and M.S. thesis and non-thesis).
Students study both the social and life sciences to gain an understanding of how to manage and market organizations in the vast park, recreation and tourism industry. To accomplish its objectives, the department has assembled an outstanding faculty, developed state-of-the-art computer facilities, undertaken exciting new research initiatives and created courses of study that will prepare students as leaders for the 21st century.