Transform Your Passion into Leadership
14 credit hours. The program is for students interested in pursuing professional or leisure opportunities leading youth or adult learners in outdoor sport or adventure learning excursions or activities. This is offered through a collaboration between the departments of Educational Leadership (EDL); Sports Leadership and Management (SLM); and the Outdoor Pursuit Center (OPC) in Recreational Sports.
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The program will prepare its graduates to assume outdoor leadership roles through classroom and experiential coursework focused on four elements: Leadership theory and skills appropriate for outdoor educational contexts; technical and interpersonal skills for outdoor activity/sport leadership; environmental science and sustainability practices; and leadership capacities for working with and leading culturally diverse groups of learners.