The online Certificate in Therapeutic Recreation program is designed to create a pathway toward certification for Recreation Therapists and will provide students with theoretical and practical backgrounds in recreation and activity-based interventions. Students learn to assist clients to develop skills, knowledge, and behaviors for daily living and community involvement and will work actively with a client and the family to combine leisure interests and community resources together with therapy, helping the client get the best results. Graduates are able to use recreation and activity-based interventions to help improve people’s physical, emotional, cognitive, social, spiritual, and leisure functioning so they enjoy life more fully.
- Requires from 17-18 credits for completion
- Be enrolled in a UWM undergraduate degree program or hold a minimum of a bachelor’s degree
School Accreditation Statement
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission