Department of Health Professions
Choose from concentrations in Recreation Management or Therapeutic Recreation
In conjunction with the core course requirements, the student must also select a concentrationin either Recreation Management or Therapeutic Recreation (see links below for a list of courses for each). The concentration provides the student with specialized knowledge, skills, and further prepares them for certification in the field. Students passing the Therapeutic Recreation concentration meet eligibility requirements to sit for the national certification examination administered through the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification and upon passing the test, become Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialists. Upon graduation, our Recreation Management students are eligible to sit for their exam to become Certified Park and Recreation Professionals.