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Texas State University

Program in Recreation Management

San Marcos, TX

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Overview

Texas State University / Program in Recreation Management is located in San Marcos, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Recreation and Leisure Studies (MSRLS) Recreation management

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 12

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

23
Applied
14
Accepted
8
Enrolled
61%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 15th October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Baccalaureate degree from regionally-accredited institution with minimum GPA of 2.75 in last 60 hours of course work, background course work in marketing and management, statement of purpose.

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 78
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$12,443
Tuition & Fees
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

19
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 26.32%
Black or African American 21.05%
White or Caucasian 47%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (89%)
Female (10%)

Faculty

7
Total faculty
Full-time - 6
Part-time - 1
Male (3)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Lasting perceptions of wilderness orientation programming: A longitudinal follow-up study; State of Leisure Studies in Australia and New Zealand; Champions for Health in the Community: Critical Service Learning, Transformative Education, and Community Empowerment.
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,442

Location & Contact

Address 601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX  78666
United States
Contact Dr. Jan Hodges
Graduate Advisor
Email: jh223@txstate.edu
Phone: 512-245-7482
Fax: 512-245-8678

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