¿Qué aprenderé?

Be market-ready with some of the best outdoor leadership training in Canada.

Gain valuable leadership skills, be market-ready, and driven to succeed.

Get hands-on experience and earn provincially and nationally recognized technical certifications in canoe tripping, river rescue, sea kayaking, rock climbing, National Lifesaving Society and wilderness emergency first aid.

You have the choice of completing a 400-hour internship with leading outdoor adventure industries, leading a 3-week international expedition out of North America, or writing an undergraduate thesis.

Self-motivated and passionate students will excel in the small, interactive classes, focusing on leadership, guiding, and instructing in remote or austere environments.

This program focuses on outdoor leadership, guiding and instructing in various environments including remote outdoor locations.

Students in the program will partake in some of the foremost and longest running outdoor adventure leadership training in Canada and have the opportunity to gain valuable experiences and earn provincially or nationally recognized technical certifications in outdoor activities, such as canoe tripping, river rescue, sea kayaking, rock climbing and wilderness emergency first aid.

You will be given the chance to either enroll in a 400-hour internship or lead a three-week international expedition out of North America or do an undergraduate thesis.

The learnings, techniques and theories of leadership, practised in the outdoors, are easily transferable to any other context. Industries today are constantly requiring quality leadership; the adventure leadership discipline understands this and creates the opportunities for their students to be successful wherever they may end up after graduation. Students are well-rounded in their experiences and market ready (and driven) upon graduation. Self-motivated and passionate students will excel in this program which offers many student-directed, and hands-on experiences.

Career Opportunities

Wilderness and international expedition guiding/trip planning, adventure activity instruction, outdoor education, wilderness lodge, resort, park operations, corporate adventure training and teambuilding, employment within recreation departments, outdoor photography and film-making, outdoor research, wilderness adventure therapy, entrepreneurship.

Employers: Wendigo Lake (Wilderness and adventure therapy), Boundless Adventures (Wilderness and adventure therapy), Strathcona Park Lodge and Outdoor Education Centre, Rafting companies (OWL, River Run, Wilderness Tours, Esprit), EMS and Paramedics, Parks Canada and Ontario Parks, and White Squall Paddling Centre.

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

Faculty of Health

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (126 )

Costos de estudio
CAD$25.960,00 (US$ 18.948) por año
This is for 30 credit hours; Incidental and SGA Association Fees: CAN $1,133.34
Fecha de inicio

9 Septiembre 2020

Lugar

Laurentian University

Campus Sudbury,

935 Ramsey Lake Road,

SUDBURY,

Ontario (ON),

P3E 2C6, Canada

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes de Estados Unidos

All secondary school applicants must successfully complete six Grade 12 4U/M courses and receive the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD). Minimum overall 'B' average (or GPA 3.0 on a 4.0 scale) in a recognized academic grade 12 program. At least 4 different academic subjects at the matriculation level must be represented in the high school diploma. (A SAT I score of 1,650 or composite ACT of 24 is recommended, but not required). English Language Requirements: Internet-based TOEFL (iBT) - Test Of English as a Foreign Language: 88 overall; Computer-based TOEFL (CBT) - Test Of English as a Foreign Language: 230 overall; IELTS Academic - International English Language Testing System: 6.5 overall No band lower than 6.0; Cambridge Assessment English: C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency with a Cambridge Score of 176 or more; CAEL - Canadian Academic English Language Assessment: 70 overall No part below 60; Canadian Test of English for Scholars and Trainees - CanTEST: 4.5 overall No part below 4; PTE Academic - Pearson Test of English: 60 overall.

Para estudiantes internacionales

Entry requirements vary from country to country. Students from Afghanistan must have successfully completed a Baccalaureate examination in Grade 12. Minimum grade average of C or higher or equivalent to other country requirements.

English language requirements:

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL -iBT): 88 Overall

IELTS Academic - International English Language Testing System: 6.5 overall (No band lower than 6.0)

Cambridge Assessment English: C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency with a Cambridge Score of 176 or more

PTE Academic - Pearson Test of English: 60 Overall.

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Opciones de Pathways

Ofrecidos por otras alianzas

Esta universidad acepta cursos de Pathways de
  • Fleming College
  • Durham College
  • Canadore College
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