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Adventure Education Major

Adventure Education Major

Adventure Education at Messiah College

Travelers, wilderness enthusiasts, outfitters and youth ministers thrive in Messiah College’s adventure education program.

If you are interested in the great outdoors and are passionate about helping others achieve their personal best, then Messiah College’s adventure education program is for you. Messiah College’s distinctive adventure education program offers you a pair of courses—Programming and Trip Design, and Trip Implementation—where you’ll spend the fall semester designing a wilderness trip.  In the spring semester, you’ll be part of a student team that will recruit other participants, lead week long spring break trips, and be responsible for all aspects of the experience.

It’s a first-rate, firsthand experience that gets you ready for an exciting career in adventure education, alternative education, wilderness therapy, camp programming, youth ministry, adventure travel, commercial outfitting or outdoor education.

Adventure education major distinctives
Career options for adventure education majors
Internship and research opportunities for adventure education majors
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