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Therapeutic Recreation, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
, MA,
Therapeutic Recreation, also known as recreational therapy, uses specific treatments to meet an individual’s unique physical, emotional, social, and cognitive needs. Following the guidelines set by the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation (NCTRC), you will learn how to assist individuals with disabilities, injuries, or illness pursue active, healthy, and independent lifestyles.

About

  • The mission of the bachelor of science in therapeutic recreation at Regis is to prepare students in therapeutic recreation with the knowledge and skills necessary to assess the individual, develop appropriate activity-based interventions and adaptations, and provide inclusive recreation services.
  •  Graduates of the BS in therapeutic recreation will be prepared to serve and lead within their field of expertise, assisting individuals in pursuing leisure and recreational activities to improve personal health and well-being.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: Regis College accepts applications on a rolling basis with priority given to those students who apply by November 15 and before February 1.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Foundations of Therapeutic Recreation
  • Leadership Development in Adaptive Sport
  • Practicum in Therapeutic Recreation
  • Disabling Conditions, Health, and Function
  • Assessment and Planning in Therapeutic Recreation

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Schedule IELTS
  • Minimum required score:

    71

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.75

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General application checklist

  • Application Form
  • Official secondary school transcript
  • Essay
  • First-quarter senior grades/midterm grades
  • One signed letter of recommendation
  • Application fee of $50 payable to Regis College

International students application checklist

  • Complete Your Application Form and Personal Statement Using the Common Application
  • Submit Your Official Transcript (Academic Record)
  • Submit Standardized Test Scores
  • Submit Proof of English Proficiency
  • Provide at Least One Teacher Recommendation Letter
  • Submit a Scanned Copy of Your Passport ID Page

Tuition Fee

  • International

    39820 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39820 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    39820 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39820 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    39820 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39820 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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