The Therapeutic Recreation Online Graduate Certificate Program is a graduate-level program comprised of seven 3-credit-hour courses including:
This flexible program allows you to take all seven courses to earn the certificate or be considered for a full master's degree program. Or just take a course or two to fulfill continuing education requirements.
This program is designed to meet the therapeutic recreation academic requirements that you will need to sit for the national exam with the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification via the Equivalency Path.
It does not provide support courses or practical experience (mentored practice for one year or five years of experience in the field). These requirements are often met through related undergraduate degrees, community college courses, other online courses at SUNY Cortland such as developmental psychology or your own work experience.
You will be able to demonstrate:
You can learn more about the Therapeutic Recreation Online Graduate Certificate in the College Catalog.
Professor Jackie Dyke, CTRS, is the coordinator for the Therapeutic Recreation Online Graduate Certificate. She also serves as the academic advisor. Please contact Professor Dyke if you have any questions.