Master of Science in Recreation / Recreational Therapy
Indiana University Online

Program Details

The online MS in Recreation with a concentration in Recreational Therapy degree program from Indiana University teaches students how to use recreation and leisure activities as a tool to improve function and well-being for people living with disabilities or illnesses. This can be done through a variety of activities including sport, wellness focums, drama, music, dance, and community reintegration. The curriculum focuses on:

  • Measuring clinical outcomes
  • Delivery of therapeutic interventions
  • Administration theory and management practices
  • Research in health, kinesiology, and recreation
  • Statistics in public health


  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions
  • A statement of purpose (600 word maximum)
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • GRE scores (not required of U.S. citizens with a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale)
  • Curriculum vitae or resume

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission