Online Graduate Certificates

Recreation, Sport & Tourism

College of Applied Health Sciences

The Department of Applied Health Sciences now offers a 12-credit-hour certificate in Recreation, Sport, & Tourism. Students earn a certificate by completing three, 8-week courses. Choose from the course options below to tailor the certificate focus area to fit career needs. Students admitted to the RST master’s program may transfer certificate credit hours. 


  • Required:
    •  RST 501—Concepts & Applications in Recreation, Sport & Tourism (First 8 Weeks)
  • Choose One Elective:
    •  RST 512—Human Resource in RST (First 8 Weeks)
    • RST 515—Marketing in RST (First 8 Weeks)
    • RST 516—Finance & Budgeting in RST (Second 8 Weeks)
  • Choose One Specialty Course:
    • RST 502—Critical Issues in Recreation Management (Second 8 Weeks)
    • RST 520—Critical Issues in Sport Management (Second 8 Weeks)
    • RST 530—Critical Issues in Tourism Management (Second 8 Weeks)


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Transcripts
  • Resume
  • Statement of Interest


To begin the certificate application process, fill out the expression of interest form