School of Applied Sciences

The University of Mississippi

Licensure or Public Disclosures: BASRA w/ minor in mRT

College School of Applied Sciences
Program Bachelor of Arts in Sport and Recreation Administration (BASRA) with a Minor in Recreational Therapy (mRT).
Program Certification Outcomes The Bachelor of Arts in Sport and Recreation Administration (BASRA) is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions (COAPRT).   Students that major in SRA and minor in Recreational Therapy, are eligible to take the Certified Recreation Therapy Specialist Certification examination.  The professional certification is a prerequisite for licensure in specific states only; states requiring licensure are NC, UT, OK, NH, and the District of Columbia. Compliance with state regulatory requirements along with the CTRS certification is mandatory, and the avenue towards legal practice in these locations.
Program Regulated by state licensure / certification boards The Major in SRA with a minor in RT program meets the educational requirements for North Carolina, Utah, Oklahoma, New Hampshire, and the District of Columbia.

 

As of this revision date, the other US states and territories do not require professional licenses in this field.

College Program Contact Dr. Kim Beason, CPRE

hpbeason@olemiss.edu

More information The Recreation Therapy Today site supplies information relative to individual state regulations. https://www.recreationtherapy.com/licensure.htm
Date of Last Revision February 15, 2020