Program Information

School: Dalhousie University
Faculty: Faculty of Health Professions
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy
Description: Therapeutic Recreation involves the delivery of change-oriented services to individuals with disabilities, illness and other limitations, with the focus on increasing quality of life through leisure and recreation involvement. The graduates of the Therapeutic Recreation degree will be skilled in the areas of: disability and illness, leisure theory, assessment, planning (program and client planning), program implementation and evaluation, and documentation. Graduates will find employment in both traditional clinical settings such as rehabilitation facilities, psychiatric hospitals and nursing homes, and in community settings such as community mental health centres or associations for community living, etc.

URL: Therapeutic Recreation (BScR-TR) at Dalhousie University
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.

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 70

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.