See the College Catalog for a detailed description of each course.
These courses are designed to meet the academic requirements for therapeutic recreation content courses. The curriculum focuses on these areas in relation to the NCTRC Exam Content 2014:
REC 603 and 604 (20 percent of NCTRC Exam)
REC 530, 533, 535, and 536 (63 percent of the NCTRC Exam)
REC 538 (17 percent of the NCTRC Exam)
The courses can be completed in two semesters (nine credit hours per semester), plus one course in winter intercession, or spread out over time.
Professionals could take just one or a few courses to maintain national certification or the entire online graduate certificate program.
Here are the yearly scheduled offerings of the six courses:
Check the Academic Calendar for specific dates each semester.
Detailed information about the requirements you must meet to apply for the national certification exam can be found on the NCTRC website. Any specific questions you have about the CTRS national certification should be asked directly with NCTRC.
The National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification
7 Elmwood Drive
New City, NY 10956