Learn from God’s original textbook. Lead groups on outdoor explorations. Give young people a new appreciation for nature.
The outdoor professional intensives involve attendance at a 10-day intensive each semester, with projects and assignments after the the session. Field experiences require access to an outdoor facility.
The summer field school, designed for K-12 teachers, typically involves attending three consecutive sessions offered in the summer. Internships provide networking opportunities in the home community.
For information about taking classes online and for a list of available courses, visit Southern Online or call 423.236.2087.
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Graduate Enrollment Counselor
Jean Lomino (1998)
Adjunct Professor of Outdoor Education
Chattanooga Nature Center Executive Director
Ph.D., Andrews University
M.A., LaSierra University
B.S., Southern Adventist University
Carleton L. Swafford, Ph.D. (1992)
Graduate Dean and Professor of Education
Ph.D., M.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
B.A., Southern Adventist University
Douglas Tilstra—Ph.D. (2000)
Director of Outdoor Leadership
Ph.D., Capella University
M.Div., Andrews University
B.A., Pacific Union College