Master of Science or Master of Education in Therapeutic Recreation Management

Learn more about the graduate therapeutic recreation management program.

Contact Information


  • Rolling admissions; Fall entry only
    Graduate assistant (GA)positions are determined by March 1 and all students need to be accepted students before they can be considered for a GA position

Concentration Requirements

  • Preferred undergraduate GPA of 3.0
  • There are no GRE or GMAT requirements at this time (there is some basic math and statistics work included in the program)
  • Once all admissions requirements are submitted, candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Admissions Requirements

  • Completed application and $50 application fee
  • Resume
    • Please include any college activities, out-of-school leadership experiences, work history, and community involvement to support your interest in or qualifications for graduate study.
  • Writing Sample
    • In a professionally written essay, please describe the current state of the sport or recreation industry, your salient experiences related to the industry, and how Springfield College will better prepare you for this industry.
  • Official college transcripts
  • Three letters of recommendation
    • Please provide the recommendation form to each of the three people you have chosen to comment on your interest in graduate study at Springfield College, as well as your preparedness for it.

International Applicants from non-English speaking countries must demonstrate English language proficiency by way of one of the following examinations:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
  • Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB)
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE)

All application materials should be mailed to:

Springfield College
Office of Graduate Admissions
263 Alden Street
Springfield, MA 01109

If you choose to email your application documents, please note that transcripts and letters of recommendation will not be considered official unless they are emailed directly from the original source and not from the applicant. Please submit materials via email to

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