Welcome to the SJSU Recreation Therapy Program
Escape An Ordinary Career!
Earn an undergraduate degree that prepares you to provide treatment towards healthy body, mind and spirit.
RECREATION THERAPY NAMED BY CNN TO BE AMONG THE TOP 10 JOBS TO SAVE THE WORLD!
RECREATION THERAPY APPAREL:
Play Is Medicine!
MY RECREATION THERAPY SWAG!
GET YOUR RECREATION THERAPY GEAR! Complete clothing line, phone accesseries, school supplies, coffe mugs, baby clothes and even something for you dog!
Recreation Therapy is a Growing Profession
Employment of recreational therapists is expected to increase 15 percent from 2008 to 2018, faster than the average for all occupations. - U.S. Dept of the Bureau of Labor Statistics
Best job "Outside of a Cubical" (but remember, the salaries listed in this article are LOWER than California salaries for Recreation Therapy)
Do you want to help people but don't want to take chemistry and pharmacology?
As a Recreation Therapist you will focus more so on social sciences.
Are you good with people but you don't think you want to be a psychologist, teacher, or public healthworker?
As a Recreation Therapist you can work with clients in non-traditional settings such as on ski hills, the art rooms, warm pools, and even shopping malls.
Do you notice how play is deeply healing?
Recreation Therapy might be just right for you!!
What is Recreation Therapy?
It is the therapeutic application of recreation experiences, education, and advocacy
to restore, maintain, rehabilitate and/or empower people to improve their quality
of life in physical, mental, social, emotional and spiritual realms. For more information
about the recreation therapy program here at San Jose State University contact:
Dr. Suzy Ross