RPTA Certificate Programs

All department certificates are restricted to students in the Recreation, Parks and Tourism Administration major or minor programs*. All courses must be taken in Recreation, Parks & Tourism Administration. A grade of "C-" or better is required in all courses applied to the certificate.

*Non-RPTA majors should read the requirements for the Minor in Recreation Administration for Certificates. You must declare the minor and then complete the certificate within the minor. 

Certificate FAQs

The FAQ may help answer some of your questions. If you have a question not covered in the FAQ, please email the department (rpta@csus.edu). 

Certificate Requirements

The RPTA Certificates range from 9 to 12 units and may be completed within the RPTA major or minor programs. Please review the details for each of the certificate programs. 

Certificate Verification Forms 

Once you have completed a certificate, you must submit (1) the appropriate verification form below, and (2) a highlighted copy of your unofficial transcripts (we can't process this without your unofficial transcripts) to receive the certificate and have it appear on your transcripts:


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