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Recreational Therapy

Indiana University Bloomington

24 months
Duration
42445 USD/year
30690 USD/year
10502 USD/year
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About

The online major in Recreational Therapy at Indiana University Bloomington 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. 

Overview

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.  The Recreational Therapy program is offered at Indiana University Bloomington.

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.

Mission for Indiana University Bloomington

Bloomington is the flagship residential, doctoral-extensive campus of Indiana University. Its mission is to create, disseminate, preserve, and apply knowledge. It does so through its commitments to cutting-edge research, scholarship, arts, and creative activity; to challenging and inspired undergraduate, graduate, professional, and lifelong education; to culturally diverse and international educational programs and communities; to first-rate library and museum collections; to economic development in the state and region; and to meaningful experiences outside the classroom. 

The Bloomington campus is committed to full diversity, academic freedom, and meeting the changing educational and research needs of the state, the nation, and the world.

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
  • Research in Health, Kinesiology, and Recreation 
  • Professional Development of Therapeutic Recreation
  • Advanced Therapeutic Recreation Processes 
  • Social Psychology of Therapeutic Recreation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

35 alternative credits

Delivered

Online
  • Fully structured
  • No Attendance
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.8

Other requirements

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.
  • References
  • Personal statement

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42445 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 42445 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    30690 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30690 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    10502 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10502 USD per year during 24 months.

Funding

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