Program Information

School: Dalhousie University
Faculty: Faculty of Health Professions
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Description: Recreation focuses on the use of recreation and leisure experiences to improve the quality of life of people with disabilities, illnesses and other limitations.

Our program is one of just a few in Canada that offers a four-year degree while preparing you to write an exam for the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC) to become a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS). We provide you with the theoretical and practical skills to succeed in a highly challenging and rewarding career.

URL: Recreation (BScR-TR) at Dalhousie University
Course Based: Yes
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $19,679

Cost per year is based on the 2018-2019 academic year and includes the cost of tuition and incidental fees.

Careers: Recreation and Sports Managers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 70
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants are required to have satisfactory completion of grade 12 or equivalent, with a minimum average of 70% in at least five academic university-preparatory courses including: English (minimum 70%), and four other acceptable university-preparatory courses.