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Recreational Therapy

Alabama State University

B.Sc. On Campus
48 months
Duration
19936 USD/year
19936 USD/year
11068 USD/year
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About

The undergraduate major in Recreational Therapy at Alabama State University is designed to promote the personal and professional growth of students pursuing a degree by preparing them for management careers in community, civic, social, public and private agencies that provide recreation services. 

Overview

Learning outcomes

  • Recreational Therapy Students at Alabama State University are prepared for supervisory and administrative positions in a variety of recreation and park agencies, as well as health and allied health agencies. The major offers two options: recreational therapy and recreation management. 
  • Degree requirements include the completion of a 15-week internship consisting of 500 clock hours, which is completed in an agency setting under the supervision of a professional who holds current certification in his or her respective area.
  •  A 2.5 grade point average is required for enrollment in the internship. Students must also pass national certification examinations to qualify for employment at most agencies.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Introduction to Recreation and Leisure
  • Program Planning for Leisure Services
  • Recreational Therapy for Implications of Disabling Conditions
  • Clinical Issues and Trends in Recreational Therapy
  • Professional Foundations of Recreational Theraphy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students who are initially denied admissions may appeal to the Admissions Committee for reconsideration based upon special factors or circumstances that may be mitigating in a review process.  Appeals should be forwarded to the Office of Admissions and Recruitment.   The director of Admission has limited discretion, under the authority of the president of the University to adjust admissions requirements based on existing market trends.  
  • Applicants who are seniors in high school are admitted with the understanding that requirements for admission to the university will be fulfilled during their senior year.  These applicants must submit a final high school transcript that reflects completion of high school with a standard, honors, or advanced diploma from their high school.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19936 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19936 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    19936 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19936 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    11068 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11068 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

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