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Outdoor Leadership

Certificate (Undergraduate)

  • Oxford
  • Certificate (Undergraduate)
  • On Campus
group of students wearing coats and hiking packs hiking single-file on a trek

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.

Contact Us

Jen Siliko

Director, Outdoor Pursuit Center

Miami Recreation Rm 2, Oxford, OH 45056

513-529-7510

ryanjm1@MiamiOH.edu

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Your college experience here will be one of the most exciting times of your life. To make sure of this, we’ll provide you with a powerful support system.

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Explore what it means to be a college student at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where students prepare to go anywhere and everywhere. We’ll be here to help every step of the way as you prepare for college admission, enrollment, and success.

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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.

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