Directory of professional preparation programs in recreation, parks, and related areas. by National Recreation and Park Association.

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Published by National Recreation and Park Association [and] American Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation in [Washington] .

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  • Recreation leadership.,
  • Parks -- Management -- Study and teaching -- United States.

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ContributionsAmerican Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation.
LC ClassificationsGV14.5 .N269
The Physical Object
Pagination17 p.
Number of Pages17
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4728340M
LC Control Number78016290

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Directory [of] professional preparation programs in recreation, parks & related areas. [Washington] National Recreation and Park Association [and] American Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: National Recreation and Park Association.

This is a directory of professional preparation programs in recreation, parks, and related areas. All institutions are alphabetically arranged under three different headings: institutions by state; institutions by educational level (B.A., M.A., Ph.D.

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