Academics

Careers

The outdoor setting provides a perfect environment for education as well as ministry. We prepare outdoor professionals and teachers to use their surroundings to impact, instruct, and develop. 

Teaching and leading in nature

The outdoor education program combines elements of adventure education with environmental education into one unified program of study. We’re committed to providing students with excellent leadership training, team building, environmental awareness and an emphasis on outdoor skills – all from a Christian worldview. 

Alumni in the field

Careers

  • environmental educator
  • professor or teacher
  • educator at an outdoor center
  • management consultant
  • outdoor and expedition trip leader
  • program director for outdoor center, environmental center or conservation group
  • scientist
  • lobbyist for environmental organization or conservation group
  • environmental engineer
  • environmental lawyer
  • national or state park ranger
  • camp director or administrator
  • wilderness skills instructor
  • counselor for at-risk-youth
  • backpacking, canoeing, rock climbing, kayaking instructor