Text Size Default Text SizeDefault Text Size Large Text SizeLarge Text Size Largest Text SizeLargest Text Size Print Print this Page

Career Opportunities

Bowling Bowling -- Fall 2011
  • Diverse global opportunities to practice
  • Recreation Therapy continues to be one of the fastest growing professions in US. [Bureau of Labor]
  • Hospitals provide the largest number of T.R. positions
  • New trends in community health services give rise to new opportunities
  • Job prospects are expected to be prevalent for those with a strong clinical background
  • Comparable salary to other bachelor degree prepared, basic-entry-level health professionals

Practice settings in health and community agencies

  • Long-Term Residential Care
  • Hospitals & Clinics
  • Continued Care Retirement Communities (CCRC)
  • Community Park Departments
  • Residential group homes
  • School systems
  • Correctional facilities
  • Home health
  • Adventure/Wilderness Therapy 
  • Outpatient substance abuse
  • Community mental health
  • Youth agencies
  • Respite and Hospice Centers
  • Veteran Rehabilitation Services