Printed on 1/16/2021

Therapeutic Activity Specialist New

30-514-1 Technical Diploma (TD)
Part Time and Full Time
24 Credits
Financial Aid Pending
Location*: Appleton

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

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As a Therapeutic Activity Specialist, you’ll work with people in your community that have a variety of physical, emotional or cognitive challenges. This program will help you break down and modify activities, as well as, lead individual or group activities for the participants’ benefit. Your training will include a basic understanding of the human body; common medical, emotional and cognitive conditions that affect activity performance; adapting activity; group facilitation skills; and basic documentation to meet the needs of the workplace.


Career Opportunities


  • Recreation Leader
  • Activities Director
  • Activities Coordinator
  • Recreation Coordinator
  • Recreation Assistant
  • Activity Aide
  • Activities Assistant
  • Activities Aide
  • Recreation Leaders
  • Recreation Supervisor

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Estimated Program Cost


Therapeutic Activity Specialist

This program will cost about $3,721.60*
based on current tuition and fees.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.
  Costs may not include all books or all materials and supplies.
  Some textbook costs may be included in the estimated program cost.


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Therapeutic Activity Specialist

Term Spring 2021 Summer 2021 Fall 2021 Spring 2022
Appleton

* Programs may be available at locations that are not listed here.

* Depending on program enrollment and prerequisite requirements, there may be a wait for some program courses. Please see the additional information section for details.

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  • Admissions Requirements

    Skills Assessment

    An academic skills assessment is required for admission into this program or the following: High School GPA of 2.75 or higher (last 10 years) OR provide completion of associate’s or higher degree OR; 165 or higher on your 2014 series GED tests OR; ACT OR SAT OR Accuplacer OR Companion OR Compass (last 3 years) to waive to the general education level; The cost of the Accuplacer assessment is $15; Catalog #: 94100100; Learn more at www.fvtc.edu/Assessment.

    High School Transcript

    Submit a final, official high school transcript or an official copy of GED/HSED certification scores.

    TAS Technical Standards

    Read, acknowledge, and submit the Technical Standards found at foxvalleytechnicalcollege.formstack.com/forms/tas_ts

  • Credit Transfer Options

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    Whether you’re an incoming student, transferring to another two-year college or pursuing your bachelor’s degree, we make it easy for you to seamlessly transfer your credits. With full accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission, we offer credit transfer agreements with more than 65 two-and four-year colleges.

    Transfer In

    Many students come to Fox Valley Tech with credits they’ve already earned, either while in high school or at other colleges and universities. It’s also possible to be granted credit for career-related knowledge and skills you’ve already mastered.

    Transfer Out

    Is a four-year degree in your future? Save time and money by starting here. You can earn your associate degree at Fox Valley Tech, then apply your credits toward a bachelor’s degree. Or easily transfer your credits to other two-year colleges.

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