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Adventure Education Degree (B.A.)

Adventure Education Degree (B.A.)

Adventure Education at Messiah College

Travelers, wilderness enthusiasts, outfitters and youth ministers thrive in Messiah College’s Bachelor of Arts in adventure education degree 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. Adventure education uses adventure activities such as ropes course experiences, extended wilderness trips, rock climbing, caving and canoeing as a catalyst for growth and development—both personally and with others.

Messiah College’s adventure education degree is 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.

Our faculty make sure that beyond becoming an effective outdoor leader, you will be able to design educational and developmental experiences that move groups and individuals towards specific goals. 

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