Learn to use recreation as a way to restore and renew people with a wide range of disabilities.
Calvin's therapeutic recreation program, the only such program offered by a Christian college in the world, offers cutting-edge knowledge in recreation therapy and health care. The 40-hour program gives you the knowledge and practical skills you need to work in a variety of settings. The program will prepare you for the national certification exam in therapeutic recreation.
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Find an internship in a local rehabilitation hospital, volunteer for Special Olympics, work with Calvin's Ready for Life program for developmentally-disabled young adults.
New students are automatically considered for general academic scholarships ranging from $1,000-15,000 based on a careful review of their application materials.
For a complete listing of departmental scholarships available to first-year students, use the Scholarship Search ».
Interested in teaching? You can gain certification in Therapeutic Recreation as a:
Calvin's teacher education program also contains education-specific course requirements that you must complete prior to certification. See course requirements for: