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Outdoor Education

119 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
39 Master's Degrees Annually
#271 in Popularity

Types of Degrees Outdoor Education Majors Are Getting

The following table lists how many outdoor education graduations there were in 2018-2019 for each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 119
Master’s Degree 39
Associate’s Degree 33
Basic Certificate 19
Undergraduate Certificate 6

Who Is Getting a Bachelor’s Degree in Outdoor Education?

119 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
50% Percent Women
6% Percent Racial-Ethnic Minorities
This is a less frequently chosen undergraduate major. Only 119 students graduated with a bachelor’s degree in outdoor education in 2019, making it rank #271 in popularity. Roughly 50% of the graduates are women, and 50% are men.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

At the countrywide level, the racial-ethnic distribution of outdoor ed majors is as follows:

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Outdoor Ed Students with Bachelor's Degrees
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 104
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 11

Online Outdoor Education Programs

In the 2018-2019 academic year, 34 schools offered some type of outdoor education program. The following table lists the number of programs by degree level, along with how many schools offered online courses in the field.

Degree Level Colleges Offering Programs Colleges Offering Online Classes
Certificate (Less Than 1 Year) 4 0
Certificate (1-2 years) 3 0
Certificate (2-4 Years) 0 0
Associate’s Degree 7 0
Bachelor’s Degree 1 0
Post-Baccalaureate 4 0
Master’s Degree 5 2
Post-Master’s 0 0
Doctor’s Degree (Research) 0 0
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 0 0
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 0 0

You may also be interested in one of the following majors related to outdoor ed.

Major Number of Grads
Health & Physical Education 64,271
Recreation Administration 3,676
Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies 3,561
Other Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies 227

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