P.O. Box 2000
Cortland, NY 13045-0900
Recreation, Parks and Leisure Studies
Program Info: SUNY Cortland has the longest-running and most comprehensive recreation program in New York. It is one of only three U.S. colleges accredited by the National Recreation and Park Association in all four of its undergraduate recreation majors: recreation, recreation management, outdoor recreation, and therapeutic recreation. We also offer a graduate program leading to M.S. and M.S.Ed. degrees with concentrations in recreation management, outdoor/environmental education, and therapeutic recreation.
Our faculty are highly respected teachers and scholars who will give you the personal attention you need to succeed. We integrate theory with practice throughout your coursework, whether through service learning opportunities with local after-school programs, in the Adirondacks at our Outdoor Education Center, or through internships in parks, resorts, agencies, recreation departments and other settings in the U.S. and abroad. Our alumni network of accomplished professionals, combined with your Cortland degree, will put you on the path to a rewarding career.