Program Listing

Georgian College, Ontario-Canada

Therapeutic Recreation

Shortlist Program

Program Details

Post Graduate Certificate/Masters Degree

Course Duration:

1 Year

Application Fee:

100 CAD

Tuition Fee:

19851.06 CAD/Year



Program Description

Students learn to provide client centered, strength-based therapeutic recreation services using the therapeutic recreation process. Students acquire the skills to complete client assessments and to develop, implement and evaluate group and individual therapeutic recreation programs. A variety of facilitative techniques are explored in order to assist individuals to participate in meaningful recreation and leisure experiences that will achieve health related goals, improve functional ability, and increase quality of life. Graduates of this program are eligible to become registered members of Therapeutic Recreation Ontario (R/TRO). Membership type will depend on the postsecondary credentials they hold: R/TRO for graduates with degrees R/TRO DIP for graduates with diplomas Graduates may also apply to become a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) using one of two specific pathways (equivalency path A or B).

Admission Requirements

Ontario college diploma, advanced diploma, degree, or equivalent, with a specialty in health or human services.


Tuition Fees mentioned above is an approximate value from the college website. Exact tuition will be mentioned in your Letter of Acceptance from the institute. For accurate Admission requirements visit college/university program page.