Master of Recreation and Youth Development

The Master of Recreation and Youth Development program is designed for active and progressive youth development professionals. Many youth-serving professionals aspire to continue to pursue their careers while advancing their education and earning a graduate professional degree. MRYD students will join a cohort of fellow professionals to study advanced topics in developmental process, social psychology, management, marketing and financing youth serving organizations. Individuals will discover science-based techniques for structuring experiences that build character and help youth thrive.

The program is also approved for delivery via asynchronous distance education technology.