|Study location||Canada, Ontario, King City|
|Type||Bachelor's Degree, College|
|Nominal duration||4 years, includes 1 Work term|
|Tuition fee||CA$18,001 per year
The fees shown here are estimates only for and are subject to change. The above fee includes tuition (CA$16,698), health insurance and ancillary fees.
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|Registration fee||CA$390 one-time
The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$90) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).
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|Accommodation fee||CA$1,500 per month
The above fee is an estimated amount for during one month.
There are a lot of housing options for you to choose from depending on your needs and preferences. Be sure to find a place close to your campus and easily accessible by regular and frequent public transit.
High School / Secondary Education (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess a high school diploma including these required courses (or equivalents) with an overall minimum average of 65 percent:
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
For direct admission, you must be from an English speaking country or, you must provide proof of English proficiency in one of the following ways:
In this four-year degree program, you will learn to assess, design, evaluate and implement therapeutic interventions for future clients. Therapeutic interventions are activities designed to achieve outcomes in the physical, psychological, social, cognitive and spiritual domains. As a student of this program, you will gain essential knowledge and expertise in various health disciplines such as health sciences, recreation, physiotherapy, occupational therapy and psychology. In semester eight, you will take professional stream options to increase your knowledge in a specialized area and gain an added advantage in the workplace.
In Canada, the health care system has moved towards an interdisciplinary team approach, therefore, as a graduate of this program, you will be working collaboratively with doctors, nurses, psychologists and other therapists in the workforce.
Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:
- Client assessments
- Evaluation and implementation of therapeutic intervention
- Therapeutic intervention activities
Mandatory Degree Work Term
You will complete at least one term in a formal work environment. It takes place in the fall semester of the final year and it may be a paid or unpaid position that requires a minimum of 420 hours of work. Students must be in good standing and meet all requirements prior to participating in the work term. The successful completion of the work term(s) is required for graduation. Eligibility for participation does not guarantee that a work position will be secured. Additional fees are required for the mandatory degree work term regardless of success in securing a work position. Please be aware that students in the program will take Semester 7 classes over summer in order to complete a fall work term and Semester 8 in the winter.
Upon completing your degree and required Professional Contribution Credits (PCCs), you may qualify to apply for the R/TRO professional accreditation offered by Therapeutic Recreation Ontario – TRO.
When you graduate from this program, these are the types of employers waiting for you:
- Health clinics
- Rehabilitation centres
- Mental health centres
- Family service centres
- Correctional facilities
- Schools and camps