NOTE: this undergraduate program is currently not accepting new students. If you are a professional in the therapeutic recreation field looking to obtain certification, please click on this website link – Therapeutic Recreation Distance and Extended Learning.
Therapeutic Recreation specialists are involved in helping individuals with disabilities learn the skills and attitudes necessary to develop a satisfying leisure lifestyle. Therapeutic Recreation is concerned with the treatment of conditions which are disabling and the facilitation of independent leisure functioning.
In this major, you will prepare to take the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification. The EWU Therapeutic Recreation degree is nationally accredited through COAPRT and will provide you with a strong educational background.
The EWU Therapeutic Recreation Program is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions (COAPRT).
Evidence of continued compliance with COAPRT requirements can be found on the RCLS accreditation website.