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Recreation Therapy Gerontology

Futures Canadian College of Business, Health & Technology

Degree:Diploma; Online
Field of Study:Geriatric Nurse/Nursing
Length:70 Week(s)


Recreation Therapy Gerontology is a health care profession that utilizes a therapeutic process, involving leisure, recreation and play as a primary tool for everyone to achieve their highest level of independence and quality of life. Graduates of the Recreation Therapy with a specialization in Gerontology work in a variety of health care settings. Developed using the standards within the Essential Competency Framework for Therapeutic Recreation the curriculum articulates the competencies necessary to practice as a Therapeutic Recreation Professional in Ontario.

Graduates are prepared to start careers working with seniors in the growing field of gerontology, as well as with clients of all ages and abilities in long-term care homes, health care facilities, mental health and addiction settings, adapted sport organizations, rehabilitation centres, correctional facilities, social service settings, community-based agencies and more.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Grade 12 (Ontario Secondary School Diploma)


    Equivalency (foreign credentials must be translated into English and compared for Grade 12 equivalency by a recognized organization)


    Mature student with a score of 11 or more on FCC’s English Exam


    Medical Certificate (Immunization Form)

    Signed Disclaimer for Students in Program Leading To Work with Vulnerable Sectors

    Canada wide Police Clearance of Criminal Record including Vulnerable Sector (within 30 days of starting school)

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on September 22, 2021