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Adventure Sports Management, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Frostburg, MD, United States
Frostburg State University and Garrett College have teamed up to bring you this innovative Adventure Sports Management program that launches you into the world of recreation. Demand is rising for outdoor adventure experts who are not just great at what they do, but are also proven leaders and managers. 
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Overview

Program highlights

  • Begin your adventure in the perfect place! Western Maryland is overflowing with unique regional resources, from outdoor amenities like white-water rivers, hiking and biking trails, rocky cliffs, caves, ski slopes, backpacking and camping sites, residential camps and challenge courses to modern facilities like climbing walls, pools and a $400,000 Adventure Equipment Center.
  • Travel around Western Maryland and enjoy experiential lessons galore thanks to a tourism-based economy, which means plenty of opportunities await both before and after graduation!
  • Connect with active professionals in the field well before you graduate. Frostburg State University colloquium course will put you in touch with business owners and adventure sports leaders every semester for your first two years, giving you valuable networking opportunities.

Career Opportunities for Adventure Sports Management Majors:

  • Outdoor Adventure Program Administrator
  • Outdoor Adventure Guide
  • Outdoor Educator/Instructor
  • College or University Outdoor Adventures Program Coordinator
  • Wilderness Therapy Guide and/or Administrator
  • Camp Administrator
  • Outdoor Adventure Business Manager
  • Outdoor Adventure Business Owner
  • K-12 Outdoor Adventure Coordinator
  • Search and Rescue Personnel

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    122 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Outdoor Education
  • Expedition Planning in Adventure Sports
  • Risk Management in Adventure Sports
  • Entrepreneurship in Adventure Sports
  • Facilitation Skills and Techniques in Adventure Sports
  • Agency Assessment in Adventure Sports
  • Journaling in Adventure Sports
  • Mentorship I in Adventure Sports
  • Professional Preparation in Adventure Sp
  • Advanced Level First Aid and CPR
  • Guiding and Instructing Adventuresports
  • ASI Program Management
  • Leadership/Group Dynamics
  • Intro ASI Park, Recreation

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    500

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Submit an original Application for Admission to Frostburg State University. 
  • Pay the one-time application fee of $45.00 (USD) to Frostburg State University. 
  • Submit official or school certified academic transcript(s) from all high schools and/or colleges/universities attended.  
  • Submit an International Student Certification of Financial Support form along with required supporting financial documents.  

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20800 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    20800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20800 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    6700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6700 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Frostburg

  • 1216 - 2060 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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