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|
Who Is Getting a Master’s Degree in Outdoor Education?
At the countrywide level, the racial-ethnic distribution of outdoor ed majors is as follows:
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||1|
|Hispanic or Latino||4|
Students from other countries are interested in Outdoor Ed, too. About 2.6% of those with this major are international students. The most popular countries for students from outside the country are:
- Sri Lanka
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|
|Doctor’s Degree (Research)||0||0|
|Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice)||0||0|
|Doctor’s Degree (Other)||0||0|
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Majors Related to Outdoor Education
You may also be interested in one of the following majors related to outdoor ed.
|Major||Number of Grads|
|Health & Physical Education||8,864|
|Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies||184|
|Other Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies||25|
- College Factual
- College Scorecard
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
- Usual Weekly Earnings of Wage and Salary Workers First Quarter 2020
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