University of Iowa

University of Iowa

Therapeutic Recreation


The University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA 52242

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Therapeutic Recreation

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Therapeutic recreation relates to development and administration of programs that serve persons with mental or physical disabilities, the emotionally disturbed, and aged persons in both institutional and community settings. The program, directed toward understanding recreation's role in a comprehensive rehabilitation process, prepares students to work with a broad range of disability areas in either clinical or community settings. Students may develop specialization areas by taking related area courses. Emphasis is on applying research techniques and skills to solve problems in practical settings.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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