The Recreation, Park and Tourism Administration-Quad Cities (RPTA-QC) Advantage

Men playing golfThe advantages of being a RPTA-QC student are many:

  • Pathway to rewarding career helping people improve their quality of life
  • Flexibility for future career, graduate studies and professional opportunities
  • Council on Accreditation/National Park and Recreation Association accredited curriculum
  • Certification options available in leisure services, therapeutic recreation & nonprofit management
  • Block class scheduling accommodates work and personal routines
  • Mentoring by senior level recreation, health and human services practitioners
  • Instate tuition for all WIU-Quad Cities students who are Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin or Missouri residents
  • Fieldwork and internship experiences
  • Accelerated RPTA Curriculum Tracks
  • Supportive Quad Cities alumni network
  • Hands-on-learning experiences
  • Small class sizes

National Recreation and Park Association

"I like RPTA because of the small class sizes"
-Joan F.