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COAPRT Advisory on COVID-19 Read more

COAPRT Advisory on COVID-19

The Council on Accreditation of Recreation, Parks, Tourism and Related Professions acknowledges the recommendations of the federal government, state-specific stay-at-home orders, and university-specific requirements have affected COAPRT-accredited programs in a variety of ways. 

Call for Nomination Educator Representative - Extended to May 31 Read more

Call for Nomination Educator Representative - Extended to May 31

The Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism, and Related Professions (COAPRT), is the national body that accredits Baccalaureate programs in parks, recreation, tourism, and related professions.  The Council consists of ten members who represent the profession, including five educators from accredited institutions, three practitioners, one college/university administrator holding an academic appointment of administrative rank, and one public representative.

 

COAPRT Academic Accreditation: Visitor Training April 15, 2020 Read more

COAPRT Academic Accreditation: Visitor Training April 15, 2020

(Registration closed) Familiarize yourself with COAPRT standards and procedures by attending this training workshop. This training will provide an update on Council operations following its transition to an independent organization, and provide an overview of COAPRT accreditation. Individuals interested in serving as accreditation site visitors will also have the opportunity to either initiate or update their status as site visitors. Those who are new to the accreditation process and want to learn more are welcome. 

Advisory Impact of COVID-19 on COAPRT Accreditation Read more

Advisory Impact of COVID-19 on COAPRT Accreditation

COAPRT recognizes that all schools are working hard to address all the changes brought about by COVID-19.  Accreditation-related concerns should come far after the health of your colleagues and students or the delivery of your academic program.  With that in mind, COAPRT has decided the following:

COAPRT Announcement on COVID-19: Update March 13, 2020 Read more

COAPRT Announcement on COVID-19: Update March 13, 2020

The Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions is monitoring the evolving status of the COVID-19 pandemic. The health and safety of students, institutional employees, and COAPRT volunteers and staff are of top priority. In response, Council has adopted the following measures

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