Florida International University

College of Education

Master of Science in Parks and Recreation Management: Therapeutic Recreation Track

Address:

11200 S.W. 8th Street

Miami, FL 33199

United States

Phone:

1-305-348-6656

Fax:

1-305-348-3772

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Parks and Recreation Management: Therapeutic Recreation Track

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Science in Parks and Recreation Management: Therapeutic Recreation Track provides advanced preparation for administrative and supervisory level positions within recreational therapy services. The program includes electives that give flexibility regarding an individualÆs specific career goals as a future practitioner in recreational therapy services. The Recreational Therapy track is designed to prepare direct service and administrative personnel engaged in recreational therapy service delivery. Depending upon academic background, students can apply for either the Advanced MasterÆs in Recreational Therapy track or the Entry-Level MasterÆs in Recreational Therapy track.

FIU offers the only Therapeutic Recreation professional preparation program in South Florida. The Recreational Therapy Track prepares students to compete for management positions in recreational therapy programs, community parks and recreation departments, substance abuse treatment centers, assisted living facilities, and therapeutic camps, among other organizations. Students are eligible to take the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification exam upon completion of the degree.

Accreditation:

The College of Education of Florida International University is accredited by the National Council f

Facts & Figures

International Financial Aid Description: Financial Aid may be available to those who qualify. Applicants may apply by completing the Federal Application for Free Financial Aid (FAFSA). School FASFA Code: 009635

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Loans may be available. Applicants may apply by completing the Federal Application for Free Financial Aid (FAFSA). School FASFA Code: 009635

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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