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Parks and Therapeutic Recreation

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Program Description

The Park, Recreation, and Leisure Studies Administration Program is designed to prepare students for direct and supervisory leadership positions in recreation and leisure service organizations and graduate study in recreation administration/management work experiences, including practicum and internships, work with public, semi-public and private organizations at the local, state, district, national, or international levels. Settings can include community/governmental, voluntary/nonprofit, commercial, private membership, armed forces, employee, campus and therapeutic recreation. The parks, recreation, and leisure studies administration program includes study in administration and management, finance, human resources, marketing, risk management, and computers. The course of study provides students with the prerequisite knowledge necessary to pass the National Recreation and Parks Association Certified Parks and Recreational Professional Examination, and the National Council on Therapeutic Recreation Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist Examination.

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Contact Information
Name: Carla Stoddard - Director, Athletic Training Program and Asst. Prof.
Email: cstoddard@nccu.edu
Phone: (919) 530-7239
Fax: (919) 530-6156
Office Location: C207 LeRoy T. Walker Physical Education Complex
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Name: Lei Guo - Assistant Professor
Email: lguo@nccu.edu
Phone: (919) 530-6266
Office Location: C202 LeRoy T. Walker Physical Education Complex
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Name: Robert Stiefvater - Associate Professor/Recreation Administration Progr
Email: stiefvater@nccu.edu
Phone: (919) 530-7429
Fax: (919) 530-6156
Office Location: C201 LeRoy T. Walker Physical Education Complex
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