Parks, Recreation, & Tourism Program

Welcome to Parks, Recreation, and Tourism!

Our students, faculty, and staff are dedicated to enhancing quality of life through the provision of healthy, fulfilling, and sustainable leisure and tourism opportunities and management of the resources visited for these pursuits. We do this through undergraduate and graduate education of student majors who want to do something positive for our planet and all its inhabitants. If you choose to join us in this quest, I am confident you will find PRT a wonderful setting for your studies.

The possibilities in the parks, recreation, and tourism professions are endless and we trust our program can facilitate an experience that provides skills, knowledge, and experience, preparing you for a lifetime effecting well-being and positive change in society.

So take a moment to meet our faculty and explore our program. We welcome you and your passion to the University of Utah!

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Kelly Bricker, PhD
Director - Parks, Recreation, and Tourism

Kelly Bricker, PhD

Undergraduate Advising

Eric Gardner

Undergraduate Advisor

Phone: 801-585-0832
Email: eric.gardner@utah.edu

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Graduate Advising

Dr. Jim Sibthorp

Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: 801-581-5940
Email: jim.sibthorp@health.utah.edu

Online ST&HM Program

Preston Tanner

Online Program Coordinator

Phone: 801-587-7357
Email: preston.tanner@utah.edu 

PRT Main Office

1901 E South Campus Drive 
Annex C, Room 1085
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Phone: 801-581-8542

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