Therapeutic Wilderness and Adventure Programming

About the Concentration in Therapeutic Wilderness and Adventure Programming

This concentration includes psychology courses to prepare you for a career in wilderness therapy, so you can make a difference in the lives of people with mental health and behavioral challenges. You'll also take required courses in backpacking, ropes course leadership, and wilderness first responder and complete two outdoor education skills classes.

You'll build additional skills to prepare for your career with a diverse range of elective courses to choose from, from wellness and alternative medicine and counseling theory to rock climbing instruction and kayak guiding.