One of a kind.
UToledo is the only university in Ohio to offer a master's degree with a recreation therapy concentration.
The University of Toledo is the best place in Ohio to earn a master's degree in recreation and leisure studies. We are the only university in the state to offer a recreation therapy concentration.
Recreation therapy concentration
Perfect job placement rate. 100% of UToledo graduates who earn a master’s degree in recreation and leisure studies with a concentration in recreation therapy find jobs in the field within six months of graduation.
Experienced faculty teach a comprehensive curriculum in recreation therapy and have expertise in a variety of techniques.
Network. Join UToledo's active Recreation Therapy Club, which helps organize the annual UToledo Recreation Therapy Conference.
The job placement rate for UToledo graduates with master’s degrees in the recreation therapy concentration is 100% within six months of graduation. Students typically pursue doctoral degrees or positions in:
Alumni of UToledo's master's program in recreation and leisure studies have been hired by:
"The recreation and leisure studies program has given me the opportunity to gain amazing clinical and internship experience that prepared me for my future career and improved my skills and abilities. The courses and fieldwork instilled within me the passion to improve the lives of others. Both the program and professors were helpful and encouraging throughout my experience."
Devin Goodrich, '14
"Every class, professor and classmate in UToledo's recreational therapy program contributed to my preparation and professional development. I couldn't have asked for a more encouraging environment from which to begin my lifelong journey."
Jessica Perry, '15
UToledo's recreation therapy curriculum is unique. It requires:
26 credit hours of study directly related to professional practice in recreation therapy, including a minimum of three 50-hour clinical rotations and five intervention skill development courses
Recreation and Leisure Studies Master's Degree Courses in Recreation Therapy
UToledo's faculty members in the recreation therapy concentration graduate program have a wide range of expertise in the field.
Our faculty members: