Springfield College has been preparing recreation and leisure professionals since 1946. Through its Recreation Management program, students continue to obtain the knowledge, skills, and experiences needed to become the next leaders in the industry.

COAPRT Standard 7.01. - Students graduating from the program shall demonstrate the following entry-level knowledge: a) the nature and scope of the relevant park, recreation, tourism or related professions and their associated industries; b) techniques and processes used by professionals and workers in these industries; and c) the foundation of the profession in history, science and philosophy.
  • Outcome:
    Students will demonstrate entry-level knowledge of the nature and scope of relevant recreation related professions and their associated industries.
  • Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Assessment Method:
    SMRT 103 Exam 2
  • Result:
    67% of the students received a C+ or higher
COAPRT Standard 7.02. - Students graduating from the program shall be able to demonstrate the ability to design, implement, and evaluate services that facilitate targeted human experiences and that embrace personal and cultural dimensions of diversity.
  • Outcome:
    Students will demonstrate the ability to design, implement, and evaluate services that facilitate targeted human experiences and that embrace personal and cultural dimensions of diversity.
  • Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Assessment Method:
    RM PSA, Items 6-10
  • Result:
    100% of students received a “met” standard or higher
COAPRT Standard 7.03. - Students graduating from the program shall be able to demonstrate entry-level knowledge about operations and strategic management/administration in parks, recreation, tourism and/or related professions..
  • Outcome:
    Students will demonstrate entry-level knowledge of critical thinking skills and techniques
  • Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Assessment Method:
    RM PSA, Items 13, 17
  • Result:
    100% of students received a “met” standard or higher

Springfield College has been preparing recreation and leisure professionals since 1946. Through its Recreation Management program, students continue to obtain the knowledge, skills, and experiences needed to become the next leaders in the industry.

Springfield College has been preparing recreation and leisure professionals since 1946. Through its Recreation Management program, students continue to obtain the knowledge, skills, and experiences needed to become the next leaders in the industry.

Demonstration of Compliance:

COAPRT Standard 2.05.05   Demonstration
The program annually posts 7.0 series aggregated data and additional evidence reflecting program academic quality and student achievement on their program and/or departmental website. Such information shall be consistent with The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) requirements.

COAPRT Standard 3.06   Demonstration
The program has a practice of informing the public about the harm of degree mills and accreditation mills.

COAPRT Standard 3.07   Demonstration
The program has a practice of informing the public about their COAPRT accredited programs.