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The online Master of Science in Park and Resource Management consists of 24 credits of coursework plus a 6-credit internship, for a total of 30 credits. Graduate study in Park and Resource Management combined with current work experience in the field offer excellent preparation for professionals interested in leading others who have dedicated their careers to protecting and preserving America’s parks and other natural and historical areas.
The program is perfect for currently employed professionals in park and resource management who are interested in enrolling as degree-seeking students at the graduate level. Courses are taught via the Internet exclusively. For this reason, program candidates must have access to a high speed internet connection.
The program can be completed in two calendar years. Students may begin the MS program in either fall or spring semester. Two courses are offered each semester fall and spring. Internships are usually completed in the summer.
Some states, including Pennsylvania, offer certification through the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE). While certification is not required; it can advance your career. In Pennsylvania, the requirements include, but are not limited to: a passing score on the Environmental Literacy Test, work portfolio, and attendance at a EE Certification Workshop. Requirements vary by state, so please visit the NAAEE state affiliate where you work.