Outdoor Leadership and Environmental Education (Minor)
Leave the desk behind. Make a career doing what you love and where you do it best — teach others how to connect and appreciate the great outdoors.
Build a foundation in the broad discipline of outdoor recreation and education by developing ecological literacy of the natural world.
- Program type:
- Est. time to complete:
- 1-2 years
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Why Study Outdoor Leadership and Environmental Education at UND?
With today’s increased concerns about screen dependence, sedentary lifestyles, and ecological damage, demand is growing for leaders who have strong communication skills and a passion to engage others in outdoor, experiential learning that leads to positive change. This field mixes experiential education, highly impactful practice and field based applications to foster physical, emotional, and cognitive connections to the outdoors while encouraging environmental conservation.
The minor is an excellent complement for students studying:
- Fish and wildlife
- Environmental studies
- Atmospheric sciences