COMMUNITY AND THERAPEUTIC RECREATION

School of Health and Human Sciences

Preparing professionals to enhance health, wellness, and quality of life among individuals and communities.

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What is Community and Therapeutic Recreation ?

The study of the recreation and park industries encompasses a broad range of events and activities.

A few of the many specialties within this growing field are: gerontology, youth organizations, parks and forestry, public recreation, specialized facility management, commercial enterprising, therapeutic recreation, community inclusion, sports management, resource management, and recreation and parks administration.

Professional Associations and Accreditation

NCRPA

NRPA

NCRTA

ATRA


Community and Therapeutic Recreation programs are accredited by the Council on Accreditation for Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions (COAPRT). See details of Accreditation here.

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