Upon program completion, you could seek employment as a recreation therapist, recreation staff in a variety of municipal or nonprofit environments, activity coordinator, or recreation generalist.
Engaged and dedicated faculty
Our faculty understand what students need to succeed in today’s competitive business environment. They help mentor and create networking opportunities for students from day one.
Learn to promote the development of functional independence and to facilitate an appropriate leisure lifestyle for persons with mental, physical, emotional, or social limitations in both treatment and non-treatment settings.
Scholarships offer valuable financial aid that doesn’t need to be repaid. You’ll be automatically considered for Merit Scholarships when you apply for admission by the deadline. Additional opportunities are available.
When you complete the internship component of the program under the supervision of a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist, you will be eligible to sit for the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification examination.
The culmination of our program is an internship in a treatment setting. You’ll gain competency in assessing, planning, and implementing evidence-based interventions, leading programs, and working as part of an interdisciplinary treatment team.