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Recreation Therapy & Applied Gerontology, Bachelor's/Master's Combined Program

Be a Leader in the Intersections of Recreation Therapy, Gerontology and Wellness
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    Among Public National Universities, U.S. News & World Report

  • 32nd

    UNCW Ranked 32nd Best Public College Value by Kiplinger’s

Recreation Therapy, BA + Applied Gerontology, MS Program Overview

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Help individuals, groups, and families prevent and cope with problems in their everyday lives. (Source)

Caring for patients, communicating with doctors, administering medicine and checking vital signs. (Source)

Treat injured, ill, or disabled patients through the therapeutic use of everyday activities. (Source)

Plan, direct, and coordinate recreation-based treatment programs for people with disabilities, injuries, or illnesses. (Source)

Study and find ways to treat physical, mental, emotional, and social problems of elderly individuals. (Source)