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COAPRT

Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism, and Related Professions logoThe undergraduate Recreation and Sport Management program is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism, and Related Professions (COAPRT). The COAPRT recognizes academic programs in colleges and universities that prepare new professionals to enter the parks, recreation, tourism, and related professions. COAPRT Accreditation is a status granted to an academic program that meets or exceeds stated criteria of educational quality.

COAPRT is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

Degree and Accreditation Mills

Please watch this important video regarding degree and accreditation mills:

According to CHEA, “Degree mills and accreditation mills mislead and harm. In the United States, degrees and certificates from mills may not be acknowledged by other institutions when students seek to transfer or go to graduate school. Employers may not acknowledge degrees and certificates from degree mills when providing tuition assistance for continuing education. “Accreditation” from an accreditation mill can mislead students and the public about the quality of an institution. In the presence of degree mills and accreditation mills, students may spend a good deal of money and receive neither an education nor a useable credential.” Read more on CHEA’s website.

Visit the university’s website for accreditation for more information.

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