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Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions (COAPRT)The Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions (COAPRT) recognizes academic programs in colleges and universities that prepare new professionals to enter the parks, recreation, tourism and related professions.  COAPRT Accreditation is a status granted to an academic program that meets or exceeds stated criteria of educational quality. In the United States, accreditation of professional preparation curricula is conferred by non-governmental bodies, which are often closely associated with professional associations in the field. COAPRT accredits baccalaureate degree programs in this profession.  Read an overview of the COAPRT Accreditation process.

The COAPRT Handbook will also provide additional information on the process of obtaining accreditation.

COAPRT is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Association(CHEA).Accredited by a CHEA-Recognized Accrediting Organization

 

 

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