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Recreational Therapy, MS in Recreation

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The online major in recreational therapy prepares students to assume positions as recreational therapists. Using a variety of techniques, including arts and crafts, animals, sports, games, dance and movement, drama, music, and community outings, therapists treat and maintain the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of their clients. 

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Using a variety of techniques, including arts and crafts, animals, sports, games, dance and movement, drama, music, and community outings, therapists treat and maintain the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of their clients. Professionals assess individuals' needs, plan and implement specific interventions to meet those needs, and document and evaluate the effectiveness of the interventions. All students graduating from the major are eligible to sit for the National Council on Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC) examination

Programme Structure

Courses include
  • Philosophy of Leisure and Recreation
  • Administration Theory and Management Practices in Parks, Recreation, Tourism, and Public Lands
  • Principles and Foundations of Public Health
  • Introduction to Research in Health, Kinesiology, and Recreation 
  • Professional Development of Therapeutic Recreation
  • Advanced Therapeutic Recreation Processes 
  • Social Psychology of Therapeutic Recreation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    35 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.8

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.8 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Undergraduate education and grade point average (GPA) 
  • Scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) for many majors.
  • TOEFL scores for students with a primary language other than English.
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