University of Waterloo

Therapeutic Recreation

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School:University of Waterloo
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy
Description:In Therapeutic Recreation you’ll learn to work with individuals with physical or developmental disabilities, older adults, at-risk-youth, and other groups to ensure that they have access to meaningful recreation and leisure opportunities that help maximize their independence and quality of life.

Practical courses, volunteer placements, and internships provide experience in clinical and community settings. You’ll examine how to plan leisure opportunities for special populations, and examine how to effectively integrate people with special needs into the community. As a graduate, you can work with clients in settings ranging from long-term care facilities to local community agencies. Successful completion of this program can lead to certification with the US National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification.
URL:Therapeutic Recreation at University of Waterloo
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,679
International: $28,241

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*80
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration)

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* 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 August 04, 2017

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