Temple University

College of Health Professions

Therapeutic Recreation


1801 North Broad Street

Philadelphia, PA 19122

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Therapeutic Recreation

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Department of Therapeutic Recreation at Temple University strives to advance and disseminate new knowledge in the multidisciplinary field of health, disability and leisure studies. The departmental mission emphasizes advancing the principles and practices of the applied social-behavioral health sciences as they relate to therapeutic recreation by creating and evaluating applied interventions, programs, curricula and policies designed to improve health status and quality of life for persons with chronic illness and disabilities.


Curricular content meets educational standards identified by the National Council on Therapeutic Recreation

Facts & Figures

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

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