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Bond Lammey at Grand Canyon National Park

May 8, 2024

Bond Lammey Charts New Course with Online Master of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Sport Management 

Bond Lammey finds new direction with online Master of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Sport Management degree program. 

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! 

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. 

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. 

Large Ford RV parked near grass and water.

Sep 8, 2021

PRTSM Online Master’s Program Sparks a New Business for PJ Ray

Agriculture has always been a part of Patricia Joyce “PJ” Ray’s life. In the Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Sport Management (PRTSM) online master’s program, she found a way to take agriculture to the next level.  “I grew up on a tobacco, corn, soybeans, wheat and livestock farm in Pollocksville, North Carolina. I always knew I… 

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. 

May 8, 2020

Online Graduate Broadens Her Horizons with Master of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Sport Management

When Ashley Spradlin graduates in May with her online Master of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Sport Management, she can immediately start applying what she has learned.  

May 8, 2020

Graduate Explores New Interests in Her Online Master’s Program

A desire to get outside and into nature led Julia McClung to the College of Natural Resource's online Master of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Sport Management. Although she was originally focused on becoming a park ranger or a manager and a self-described "sports un-enthusiast," the program has opened her eyes and prepared her for brand new possibilities.  

Online PRTSM master student

Aug 5, 2019

Online PRTSM Alumnus Devotes Career to Protecting Our Nation’s Natural and Cultural Resources

For National Park Service Trail Administrator, Johnny Carawan, administering 680 miles of the Washington Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail is more than a job — it’s a calling.