The Master of Recreation and Youth Development program is designed for active and progressive youth development professionals. Many youth serving professionals aspire to continue to pursue their careers while earning a graduate professional degree. MRYD students form cohorts of fellow professionals who study advanced topics in developmental processes, behavioral science, and management of youth-serving organizations. Students discover science-based techniques for structuring experiences that build character and help youth thrive, while also advancing their skills as managers of youth organizations.
Accepts students to fall semesters only.
You may choose elective classes from a variety of departments. The departments include agricultural leadership, educational administration, education technology, education psychology, health, health promotion and community health, public service, sport management, and wildlife and fisheries science.