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What is recreation management and recreational therapy?

This major has two options. Recreation management is the coordination of leisure activities in public and private settings. Recreational therapy is using prescribed leisure activities for rehabilitation and health interventions.

Why recreation management and recreational therapy at OSU?

Recreation ManagementThrough experiential learning, students gain practical experience and professional skills. The program has a strong national reputation and produces exceptional graduates. Faculty are leaders in the field.
Recreational Therapy: OSU is the only Oklahoma institution to offer this degree. The program is accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Recreational Therapy Education, attracting quality students across the country.

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Recreation Management

Recreational Therapy


Choose Your Option

Students who major in recreation management and recreational therapy must choose one of the two major options listed below:


Recreation Management

Recreational Therapy

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