Recreational Therapy B.S.

Priority Application Deadline:  February 15
Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis until all seats are filled.

Recreational Therapists use recreation and leisure as a therapeutic modality to improve function and quality of life for individuals with disabilities and chronic conditions. They practice in a variety of health and community settings ranging from schools and rehabilitation centers to mental health facilities and skilled nursing facilities, providing services to infants through older adults. They use interventions such as the therapeutic use of horticulture, adventure-based programs, community integration, and adaptive recreation and sports to improve or maintain all domains of functioning and to facilitate full participation in life for individuals with disabilities and chronic conditions. Secondary application and admission is required.

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