This two-year diploma program provides you with exciting recreational activities and effective delivery methods to ensure your participants feel rewarded and uplifted. You will be involved with hands-on community initiatives and partnerships with local boards of education as well as police, nonprofit organizations and municipalities.
With exposure to key professional practices such as business, facilities management, community development and program development, you will be well prepared to develop programs and activities for communities and organizations. Graduates from this program are eligible for transfer credits into the Bachelors of Therapeutic Recreation degree. You can receive significant credit transfers that allow you to complete this four-year degree in only three years.
You will have the opportunity to complete a paid or unpaid optional work term in a professional setting over the course of a semester. In programs with limited work term opportunities, additional academic requirements and a passing grade on a communication assessment is required. Additional fees are required.
As a graduate of this program, you may pursue future career options within:
Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:
Community initiative and non-profit involvement
Outreach and engagement strategies