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Parks Recreation Tourism and Sport Management

Kami Lanning poses with her beaded graduation cap.

Dec 12, 2023

Kami Lanning Completes Online Master’s Degree

Kami Lanning recently completed the NC State Online Master of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Sport Management degree. Lanning works for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians as the Recreation Manager on the Qualla Boundary in Cherokee, NC. Read more about her experiences with the MPRTSM program! 

Logan Jones in the dugout during a Chicago White Sox game

Dec 6, 2023

Logan Jones Takes a Swing to Expand His Experience

Logan Jones recently completed an NC State Online degree program. Currently with the Chicago White Sox, Jones travels often and found the online format helpful as he continued his educational journey. Read more about Jones’ experiences with NC State Online! 

May 3, 2022

PRTSM Master’s Graduates Reflect on Online Learning Experiences

NC State’s College of Natural Resources offers an online master’s degree in Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Sport Management (PRTSM) for professionals seeking to advance their careers. Read about three spring 2022 graduates' stories. 

Chasity McCurdy in her office.

Mar 31, 2022

Master of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Sport Management Graduate is Knocking it Out of the Park

Chasity McCurdy, a recent MPRTSM graduate, was named to the National Recreation and Parks Association 30 Under 30 Young Professionals list in February. 

Jan 28, 2022

Parks and Recreation Online Alum Promotes Luxury Camping

Patricia "PJ" Ray found her calling in parks and recreation and is now successfully operating her own glamping company. 

Danielle Morrin stands outside of Carter-Finley Stadium on graduation day wearing her regalia.

Dec 16, 2021

Danielle Morrin: Pursuing a Passion in Sports

Danielle Morrin continued her full-time job with ECU Athletics while earning her Master of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Sport Management online at NC State. 

Dec 16, 2021

Ready to Make an Impact

Work-life balance takes on a new meaning when you’re a student at NC State in addition to being an employee. That’s the case for Lauren Morris, a fall 2021 graduate in the online parks, recreation, tourism and sport management (PRTSM) master’s program. 

Portrait of Tobin inside a gym.

Oct 8, 2021

Five Questions with Parks and Recreation Director Cory Tobin

Tobin, who graduated with an online Master of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Sport Management degree in 2016, is managing a team that maintains an 84-acre park system with 17 different facilities. 

Wolf image with Student Shoutouts

Apr 28, 2021

Student Shoutouts: Sarah Bunn Makes Earth Day Impact

While Sarah Bunn is still in her first year of the Master of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Sport Management (MPRTSM) online program, her tremendous impact is already being felt in the community. 

Jonathan Bentley

Apr 12, 2021

Jonathan Bentley: A Story of Leadership, Passion and Never Giving Up

Jonathan Bentley is the director of creative media for the NC State Women's Basketball team and is currently finishing up his Master of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Sport Management (MPRTSM) online.