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What can you do with a BS in Outdoor Education? 

Graduates from the Outdoor Education are qualified for entry-level positions in recreation, education, corporate, and therapeutic organizations that use outdoor and adventure education to enhance their missions. 

In addition to completing the major requirements, student career options are further enhanced by the requirement to select a specialization in therapeutic use of adventure, management, health and physical education, or environmental education. Specialization areas offer a range of options for related minors or second majors. 

Outdoor education graduates have successfully pursued advanced study in psychology, social work, recreation or leisure students, outdoor education, education, and business.

Additional work-related activities with a BS in Outdoor Education

  • Expedition leadership 


Beneficial knowledge & skills

  • Computer technology
  • Organization & record keeping skills
  • Able to work independently and as a team
  • Report writing, grant writing
  • Teaching, assessing, planning, and evaluating
  • Intra and interpersonal skills
  • Individual/Group processing skills
  • Knowledge of technical pursuits
  • Risk management
  • Marketing, public relations
  • Leadership skills
  • Research and evaluation
  • Ecosystem and environmental issues

 Potential areas for advanced study for graduates with a BS in Outdoor Education

  • Social work
  • Psychology
  • Business Administration
  • Leisure Studies
  • Recreation Management
  • Education
  • Outdoor Education
  • Counseling
  • Environmental Sciences 

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Outdoor Education
Campus Box 121
Milledgeville, GA 31061
Phone 478-445-1226

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