Certificate Programs

The certificate programs are available to undergraduate and graduate students, and students who already possess a baccalaureate degree and are enrolling in a certificate program, unless otherwise noted. Students pursuing a degree may complete the certificate concurrently with or subsequent to their degree by enrolling as a certificate student. Courses taken for certificate requirements may be used, where appropriate, to meet the General Education or degree requirements of cooperating departments. Extension and/or transfer credit may comprise no more than one-fourth of the course work used to meet baccalaureate certificate requirements. Students should contact the department to schedule a meeting with the certificate advisor.

Certificate in Recreation Therapy

This certificate prepares students for the California Board of Recreation and Park Certification exam. A baccalaureate degree, which may be awarded concurrently, is required for completion of this certificate program.

This certificate program is eligible for Financial Aid. Please see the department web site for required Federal disclosure information.

Take all of the following:

Take six units of advisor-approved Recreation courses.

Take both of the following courses:

Take 9 units of approved elective courses from: