School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism - George Mason University
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School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism - George Mason University

The School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism (SRHT) offers exciting, career-ready majors in dynamic fields such as athletic training, tourism and events management, health and physical education, kinesiology, sport management, and recreation management. SRHT features renowned faculty, cutting-edge research, six laboratories and centers, and a diverse student body of more than 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students each year. Each major requires one or more internship or clinical experiences, ensuring that students graduate not just with a transcript but with a resume that demonstrates their professional aptitude and skills.

Division of Sport, Recreation and Tourism

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Robert Baker Division Director

Dr. Robert Baker
Division Director

The Division of Sport, Recreation, and Tourism features outstanding academic programs and centers of research excellence that support a wide range of vibrant sport, leisure, and business service industries and organizations. Undergraduate students can earn a bachelor's degree in Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies, Sport Management, or Tourism and Events Management. Graduate students can pursue their scholarly interests at the master's degree level in Sport and Recreation Studies or, through an innovative partnership with the School of Management, earn an MBA in Tourism and Events Management.

The Center for Sport Management and the Academy of International Sport add important dimensions to the division's disciplinary contributions and to the university's community and international impacts.

Internationally renowned and richly diverse faculty, cutting-edge curricula innovations, committed industry and community partners, and dedicated students combine in the Division of Sport, Recreation, and Tourism to set George Mason University apart as a leading institution of higher education and global leadership in these life-enriching and economically important disciplines and professions.


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