A masters is the first level of graduate coursework and can be obtained after you receive a bachelor’s degree. Earning a masters usually requires two years of full-time study, which amounts to 36 to 54 semester credits.
Courses or programs in outdoor leadership may teach students to combine skills in outdoor activities like hiking, climbing, and backpacking with more traditional skills such as leadership, counseling, and communication. This can prepare them for careers in the outdoor industry.
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The philosophical approach of the Master of Outdoor Education program at Notre Dame includes a strong commitment to best practice in achieving a healthy lifestyle through physical activity and its relationship with the outdoors. [+]
Master of Outdoor Education
Outdoor Education courses in the School of Health Sciences aim to provide essential knowledge, practical skills and leadership qualities to individuals who want to teach in schools or Outdoor Education centres. Professionals in this field need to have the skills to design appropriate, needs-based and enjoyable programs to which clients are committed. They need to blend practical outdoor skills, evaluate needs, design and plan and implement safe Outdoor Education programs.
The philosophical approach of the Master of Outdoor Education program at Notre Dame includes a strong commitment to best practice in achieving a healthy lifestyle through physical activity and its relationship with the outdoors. Students will gain experiences in a range of outdoor activities as determined by accreditation in the National Outdoor Leadership Registration Scheme (NOLRS).... [-]