and Transfer Information
Moraine Valley Community
College is a comprehensive, full-service community college with an open door
admission policy for high school graduates or others qualified to enter.
Admission is available to individuals 18 years or older who are high school
graduates or GED recipients.
An open admission policy applies to this program,
which means to be admitted to the program, all you need to do is register and
enroll! You may register in either the fall, spring or summer semesters. When
you register, please mention that you are in the 1259 (Recreation Therapy)
curriculum. This will enable us to
contact you regarding program scheduling.
Checks In order to comply with certain state statutes and/or clinical
affiliation agreements, students may be asked to complete a criminal background
check. Application forms for criminal background checks may be obtained through
the Career Programs Subdivision Office, B150, and fees paid to the Cashier�s
Office. For information on criminal background application procedures, please
contact the Career Programs Subdivision Office at (708) 974-5708.
Deadline dates for completion of criminal background checks will be announced by
To be sure you are
selecting courses in the appropriate sequence, please contact:
Office Location: A220
Phone: (708) 974-5227
Fax: (708) 974-0185
following colleges offer four-year degrees in recreation therapy:
Health, Physical Education & Recreation Department
9501 S. Martin Luther King Dr., Room 216
Chicago, IL 60628-1598
Department of Recreation Administration
600 Lincoln Ave.
Charleston, Illinois 61920
School of Kinesiology and Recreation
Recreation & Park Administration Program
Campus Box 5121, 101 McCormick Hall
Normal, IL 61790-5121
Department of Health Education & Recreation
307 Pulliam Hall
Carbondale, IL 62901
of St. Francis*
Department of Recreation Management
500 N. Wilcox St.
Joliet, IL 60435
Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Administration
400 Currens Hall
Macomb, IL 61455
institutions have met the criteria and standards of the National Recreation and
Park Association Accreditation Board.