Join the growing number of collegiate recreational sports professionals who are making a commitment to intentional professional development. With the Registered Collegiate Recreational Sports Professional (RCRSP) designation, you can demonstrate your commitment to a higher standard.
RCRSP designation holders demonstrate professionalism, quality, and a commitment to:
- Staying current in the profession’s topics, trends, and best practices through their participation in continuing education and volunteer service opportunities
- Professional and personal growth
- Advancing the collegiate recreational sports profession on their campus and in the field of higher education
Official title:The official title conferred on registered professionals is Registered Collegiate Recreational
Sports Professional (acronym: RCRSP).
Official title of the governing body:
Collegiate Recreational Sports Professional Registry Commission (PRC).
Type of credential:
A credential is a declaration of qualification, competence, or authority issued to an individual by a third party with the authority to do so. Credential is the umbrella term used for the many types of programs that exist. A credential may be in the form of an academic degree, licensure, certification, accreditation, designation, and certificate. The RCRSP is a credential type called a designation.
Recognizing the diversity of the career paths that exist in the field of collegiate recreation, there are three pathways of admission to the Registry, each with distinct education and experience requirements.
Renewal applicants must demonstrate that they have earned 4.5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)within a 3 -year period by submitting a renewal application and a list of all the education and professional involvement activities they wish to apply towards the 4.5 CEU renewal requirement.
Please consult the RCRSP Handbook for more information on obtaining the RCRSP designation or email Registry@NIRSA.org.