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Oklahoma State University

Undergraduate Program Requirements

The bachelor’s degree in recreation management/recreational therapy is designed for the student to select one of two options.

  1. The option in recreational therapy is designed for the student interested in a career in healthcare.  The recreational therapy option prepares the student as a recreational therapist to provide treatment for individuals in a variety of healthcare environments to include psychiatric treatment facilities, physical rehabilitation treatment facilities, acute care hospitals, adult day facilities, long-term care facilities, public schools and private practice.
  2. The option in recreation management is designed for the student interested in a career in management and programing.  The recreation management option prepares the student as a manager/programmer who operates corporate recreation facilities, corporate intramural programs, university recreation facilities, university intramural programs, sport programs, wellness facilities, parks and recreation, camps, outdoor recreation facilities and resource/facility management of recreation/intramural/sport/parks facilities.


The Recreation Management/Recreation Therapy program also offers an undergraduate minor consisting of 21 hours. Learn more.