BS Outdoor Leadership

The Outdoor Leadership degree program prepares students for a profession in or related to the outdoors. A student may choose from several areas of concentration. Each area allows the student to develop skills in wilderness experiences and obtain outdoor professional certification necessary for employment in the area of choice. Graduates from this program find opportunities in state and national parks, environmental interpretative centers, wilderness and adventure medicine, camps, outdoor schools, rescue and relief services, adventure business, therapeutic outdoor programs, and mission organizations

Visit the School of Physical Education, Health and Wellness section of the undergraduate catalog for more information about the outdoor leadership degrees.

See fall 2011-winter 2012fall 2012-winter 2013, fall 2013-winter 2014fall 2014-winter 2015, or fall 2015-winter 2016 for degree requirements from previous catalog years.


BS Outdoor Emergency Services 

As an outdoor emergency services major you can gain the skills required by those in the outdoor field who are interested in providing care and support to those in the outdoors.  Several nursing classes as well as outdoor leadership classes will help you gain the experience to care for those in an emergency situation.

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BS Outdoor Leadership 

With an outdoor leadership major, you can combine your in-depth knowledge of outdoor activities with another field, such as adventure therapy, business, cultural interpreter, naturalist, outdoor ministry, public relations and advertising, recreation, or technology. Classes will vary with your chosen emphasis, but each option offers a unique experience to gain specialized skills and knowledge that will set you apart in your future career.

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Available Concentrations:

  • Adventure Therapy Concentration
  • Business Concentration
  • Cultural Interpreter Concentration
  • Naturalist Concentration
  • Outdoor Ministry Concentration
  • Public Relations/Advertising Concentration
  • Recreation Concentration
  • Technology Concentration
  • Concentration Requirements

  • Certification and Skills List