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 2018-2019, 34 schools offered a outdoor ed program of some type. 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|
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||64,271|
|Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies||3,561|
|Other Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies||227|
- 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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