Parks, Tourism and Recreation Management
  • Associate of Arts (AA) or Associate of Science (AS)

FVCC’s Parks, Tourism and Recreation Management transfer curriculum provides students with foundational knowledge in biology, economics, statistics and accounting while preparing them to transfer with junior status to the University of Montana-Missoula’s College of Forestry and Conservation.

If you have a passion for the outdoors and enjoy working with people, consider a career in parks, tourism and recreation management.
Students who intend to seek a career in parks, tourism, and recreation management can complete most of the first two pre-professional years of study at FVCC to ready themselves for the junior year at the University of Montana-Missoula.


The University of Montana-Missoula’s B.S. in Parks, Tourism & Recreation Management degree is designed to prepare students for professional positions developing and managing nature-based recreation experiences and park resources for public land management agencies, nonprofit organizations, and the nature-based tourism industry.

Attributes of Successful Parks, Tourism & Recreation Management Professionals

  • Passion for recreation and the outdoors
  • Enjoy working with people
  • Strong communication skills
  • Well organized

Student Support Center Advisor

Russ Lamson

LRC 129

(406) 756-3885
Faculty Advisor

Christina Relyea

RH 156

(406) 756-3946

For general information, contact the Admissions office: (406) 756-3847.