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Combined Degree: Recreational Therapy B.S. and M.S.

Grand Valley State University combined degree programs offer students the opportunity to complete both an undergraduate and graduate degree, meeting their unique personal, academic, and career goals. Pursuing a combined degree can reduce the cost and total time required to complete both.


5%
National Job Growth

Job opportunities in the recreational therapy field are expected to grow 5% in the U.S. by 2026.

GVSU Ranks First as a West Michigan Talent Provider

GVSU has the largest percentage (24%) of alumni working in the recreational therapy field in West Michigan.

Less money. Less time.

Combined degree programs offer students the opportunity to complete both an undergraduate and graduate degree, meeting their unique personal, academic, and career goals.


Source: EMSI, 2022

Program Overview

Qualified undergraduates may be admitted to the program and obtain both the B.S. and M.S. in recreational therapy within the accelerated time frame.

Students interested in the combined degree program will follow the undergraduate curriculum for recreational therapy, and will apply to the graduate program during their first year of undergraduate recreational therapy coursework.

Application requirements include:

Why Pursue a Combined Degree at Grand Valley?

Visit the program website for more information.

Program Details