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Therapeutic Recreation

Texas State University

12 months
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Therapeutic Recreation at Texas State University is designed to prepare administrators, supervisors, educators, consultants, and researchers to assist people toward richer lives through leisure experiences.


Key facts:

Therapeutic Recreation at Texas State University focuses on enabling individuals with special needs to experience the same leisure options as able-bodied individuals through the use of recreation as a treatment and education modality. Individuals seeking to become a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) would enroll in this option.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Philosophical Foundations of Recreation & Leisure Services

  • Issues and Trends in Therapeutic Recreation Services

  • Philosophical Foundations of Therapeutic Recreation

  • Advanced Principles of Therapeutic Recreation

  • Social Psychology of Recreation and Leisure

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited university
  • a copy of an official transcript from each institution where course credit was granted
  • minimum 2.75 GPA in your last 60 hours of undergraduate course work (plus any completed graduate courses)
background courses required in:
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan

Tuition Fee

Living costs for San Marcos

921 - 1707 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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