RPTA QUAD CITIES
Pathway to rewarding career helping people improve their quality of life.
Flexibility for future career, graduate studies and professional opportunities.
RPTA gives you the flexibility to
work at recreation, health and human services agencies.
Complete your education faster, and start your career sooner.
The RPTA program is accredited by the
National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA).
Students enrolled in the Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Administration (RPTA) at Western Illinois University-Quad Cities study either Leisure
Services Administration or Therapeutic Recreation and are educated to work as professionals at recreation, health and human services agencies.
- B.S. in Recreation, Park & Tourism Administration
- Park and Recreation Professional certification
- Nonprofit education and certification
- Natural Resources Recreation Management
- Travel and Tourism
- Special Events Management
- Voluntary Agencies/Youth Organizations
- Therapeutic Recreation
Why RPTA? What Students have to Say.
"I like RPTA because of the field experience, hands-on experience and I like the mentoring program."
"I like RPTA because of the instructors and the courses are excellent resources to help me prepare for internships and job opportunities."