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Graduate Studies at University of Waterloo

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Waterloo, ON
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Recreation and Leisure Studies (Work and Health)

   
Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Applied Health Sciences
Degree: Doctorate
Field of Study: Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Description From visionary beginnings in 1968 and buoyed by a consistent record of innovation, the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies has long enjoyed a reputation for excellence placing it among world leaders in the field. The University of Waterloo offered one of the first undergraduate degree programs in recreation and leisure studies including the first co-operative education program, as well as the first MA and PhD programs in recreation and leisure studies in Canada. Our students are mentored by leading experts and have the opportunity to apply theory to practice as they are introduced to the study of recreation and leisure as a phenomena as well as the planning, delivery and evaluation of recreation and leisure services. Through focus on community, environment, health and well-being, identity and diversity, and service and policy, we strive to critically evaluate leisure in its diverse forms with a goal of enhancing quality of individual and collective lives.
Website: Recreation and Leisure Studies (Work and Health) at Graduate Studies at University of Waterloo

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Last Updated: October 15, 2016