B.Sc. On Campus

Outdoor Education

Northland College

48 months
37078 USD/year
37078 USD/year
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In the Outdoor Education program at Northland College you’ll be working with the best in the profession in one of the wildest, most beautiful locations in the country.


In the Outdoor Education program at Northland College you will learn the skills you need to teach people in and about the outdoors. We emphasize experiential learning, even in our most basic courses. This means that you’ll get your hands dirty and your boots wet. You’ll learn in a supportive environment and gain skills and confidence.

Make no mistake, you’ll be in the classroom too, learning the philosophies and theories at the heart of your profession. You’ll create lessons, design programs, interpret the natural world, and make the outdoors accessible to everyone. At Northland, we focus on the role outdoor education can play in social justice and environmental stewardship. Our graduates tell us that these are the things that will set them apart from the competition.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Basic Canoeing 
  • Basic Sea Kayaking 
  • Wilderness Navigation 
  • Basic Rock Climbing 
  • Backpacking
  • Woodscraft and Woodland Skills
  • Search and Rescue 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit official or verified copies of all academic records and corresponding examinations of secondary school completion in English. Transcripts mailed in hard copy must have an original and legible seal or stamp of the school that issued the document. Electronic copies must be submitted in color and PDF format, and clearly show the seal or stamp of the school that issued the document.
  • Submit official or an electronic version of test scores. International students from countries where English is not the primary or official language are required to submit either an English proficiency exam (TOEFL, IELTS, GTEC, or PTE Academic) or SAT or ACT scores

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37078 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37078 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    37078 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37078 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Ashland

1078 - 1787 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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