Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management (BSFR) / Natural Resources (MNR)

Graduates with the proposed Double Dawg pathway, Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management and Masters of Natural Resources (MNR), will be prepared for a wide range of career opportunities such as state and federal agencies, non-governmental organizations, private consulting firms, and municipalities, among others.

Admission to Program

Students may apply for preliminary acceptance to the Double Dawgs program in the second semester of their third year. If accepted preliminarily, students will be allowed to register for graduate level courses starting the next semester, contingent upon final acceptance. Determination of final acceptance will be made after the second semester grades are available. To be eligible for the Warnell Double Dawgs pathway, students must:
- Be admitted to the Warnell Professional Program
- Have a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 at the end of the third year
- Submit a statement of career objectives
- Provide a letter of recommendation from a UGA faculty member


Graduate-level courses that may be used to satisfy undergraduate and graduate program requirements.

*PRTM 7010, 3 - Entrepreneurship in Recreation and Tourism
*PRTM 7410-7410L, 3 - Stewardship and Protection of Natural Resources
*PRTM 7800S, 3 - Environmental Interpretation
*PRTM 7900, 3 - Ecotourism and Sustainable Development

Additional requirements that are unique to this Double Dawgs program:


Admission to Graduate Program

Students must apply and be admitted to the UGA graduate school. A Warnell faculty member must agree to serve as the major professor. Requirements include:
- Graduate School Application
- Graduate Study Objectives Form
- Resume
- Statement of Career Goals
- Official GRE scores
- Transcripts
- Three letters of recommendation

Program Advisor

  • Name: Rhett Jackson
  • Email:
  • Phone: 7065424284
  • Address: 108 E. Green St.

Undergraduate Major Information

  • Major: Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management B.S.F.R.
  • Department/College: Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources

Advising Contact

  • Name: Matt Head
  • Email:
  • Phone: 706-542-1133
  • Address: 108 E. Green St.

Graduate Major Information

  • Major: Natural Resources M.N.R.
  • Department/College: Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources

Advising Contact

  • Name: Kate Dedufour
  • Email:
  • Phone: 706-542-1183
  • Address: 108 E. Green St.

Additional Advising Contact

  • Name: Jacek Siry
  • Email:
  • Phone: 706-542-3060
  • Address: Warnell 4-501