Improve your knowledge and skills in the dynamic field of therapeutic recreation/recreation therapy.
Therapeutic recreation focuses on leisure and recreation as integral components of optimal health and well-being for individuals with illnesses and disabling conditions. The Therapeutic Recreation Online Graduate Certificate Program will help you achieve a higher level of competence and professionalism in an exciting and growing field.
A graduate certificate or advanced certificate is a graduate-level program that consists of courses that help you develop your proficiency in a particular field.
This online program is ideal for:
The U.S. Education Department's Gainful Employment regulations require disclosure of certain program information to students and prospective students. Gainful Employment programs are defined by the Federal Government as " programs that prepare students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation."
NCTRC (National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification) is the nationally recognized credentialing organization for the profession of therapeutic recreation or recreation therapy. A Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist is the most qualified professional to provide programs and services.
Read about becoming a CTRS
Learn more about requirements for national certification at NCTRC.
Learn more about the profile of a CTRS (PDF), including work settings, salary ranges, and types of people served.