University of Lethbridge

Post-Diploma Therapeutic Recreation

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Program Information

School:University of Lethbridge
Faculty:Faculty of Health Sciences
Field of Study:Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy
Description:Our Bachelor of Therapeutic Recreation will prepare graduates to become certified therapeutic recreation specialists (CTRS). The program is the first of its kind in Alberta and one of only eight degree programs leading to therapeutic recreation certification in Canada.

Therapeutic recreation uses functional intervention, education and recreation to help those with cognitive, physical, emotional and social limitations gain independence and reduce barriers to wellness and activity. It engages persons based upon their abilities in planned recreation and related experiences, promotes and educates persons in health and wellness, and reduces or eliminates activity limitations to achieve optimal health and well-being.
URL:Post-Diploma Therapeutic Recreation at University of Lethbridge
Cost per year:*
International: $18,404

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Diploma in Therapeutic Recreation of Recreation Therapy (see this page on our website for current diplomas approved for admission)
    Approved undergraduate degree (a minimum of 90.0 credit hours from a recognized degree-granting institution)”

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or Test of Written English (part of TOEFL) [min. 4] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550]
    Application Notes : Click here to see all admission requirements at uLethbridge.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on June 15, 2020