Recreation and Tourism Management

  • sunset over the ocean, distant shot of Lake Powell

    Department of Recreation & Tourism Management

  • Goblin Valley, Yellowstone Forest in the winter

    Department of Recreation & Tourism Management

  • teams of two rowing boats with onlookers cheering

    Department of Recreation & Tourism Management

Graduate Advisement and Planning

Requirement for Admission to the Graduate Program

Bachelor’s degree from accredited university and all standard CSUN requirements. Persons with degrees from other disciplines are welcome. However, persons without a Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Hospitality, Travel and Tourism Studies or allied field must successfully complete prescribed foundation courses with a grade point average of 3.0. Foundation courses may be completed prior to or while enrolled in graduate courses. California State University requirements must be met for promotion to classified status. Graduate admission fall semester only.

Visit the Graduate Studies site for application guidelines.

If you have questions, please contact the graduate coordinator, Dr. Mechelle Best ( or 818-677-3858)