Top Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy All Programs - 2021

For all the 1,074 degrees awarded in Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy per year, the majority of them are Bachelors degree. Out of the 1,074 students earning degrees across the US, 88% percent identify as women and 12% percent identify as men. Though students at schools all over the country study Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy, North Carolina has the most graduates. The average starting salary for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy is $38,300.

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Total Students
1,074
Total Males
133
Total Females
941

Degree Type

  • Total Bachelors degree

    837

  • Total Associates degree

    121

  • Total Award of less than 1 academic year Degree

    60

  • Total Masters degree

    41

  • Total Post masters certificate

    9

  • Total Postbaccalaureate certificate

    5

  • Total Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years Degree

    1

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See where Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy is the most popular major in the U.S.
This heat map represents the states that have the highest percent of Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy degrees compared to all other degrees awarded in that state.
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Top Colleges for Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy

If you’re interested in Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy, then you should consider these top colleges, including the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and the University of North Carolina Wilmington. The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is our best ranked institution for a degree in Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy with 24 students graduating with this major annually . Learn more about college options in the table below.

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Careers for Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy Majors

For Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy majors, some of the most in demand careers include Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary, Recreational Therapists . Not only that, Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy graduates may land a top paying job, such as Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary or Recreational Therapists.

Top Paying Careers for Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy

  1. Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary   (Median Wage: $97,320)
  2. Recreational Therapists   (Median Wage: $48,220)

Most in Demand Careers for Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy

  1. Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
  2. Recreational Therapists
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