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Recreation Education, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Recreation and leisure services are provided in a variety of settings serving people of all ages in carefully planned and organized recreation programs. Students in the Recreation Education program at The City University of New York may specialize in therapeutic recreation, administration, or exercise and sport. 

Therapeutic recreation specialists are employed in health and human service settings, such as hospitals, nursing homes, adult day care, youth agencies, drug treatment centers, and homeless shelters; they work with people with a variety of disabilities and health conditions. Students are eligible to sit for the national certification examination for certified therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS), administered by the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • History and Philosophy of Recreation
  • Recreation Leadership
  • Introduction to Therapeutic Recreation Service
  • Research and Evaluation in Recreation Service
  • Administration of Recreation Services
  • Therapeutic Recreation in Long-Term Care

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    61

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

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General Requirements

  • A non-refundable $65 application fee. Payment can be made by check, money order, or credit card
  • Official high school transcript(s) with proof of graduation
  • Or GED diploma and GED scores
  • SAT or ACT scores
  • TOEFL score (International applicants only)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18600 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    18600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18600 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    6930 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6930 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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