Students completing this minor will become more in demand within a job market requiring a diverse number of skills. The students who choose to minor in Wilderness Education come to us from many disciplines across the SUNY Potsdam campus. Students choose this minor to:
- learn or enhance lifelong skills in outdoor pursuits.
- gain the required skills and attributes to be able to work in outdoor and adventure pursuits.
- develop Leadership skills that are transferable to all types of employment.
Those students graduating with a degree in areas such as geology, education, community health and a minor in wilderness education may enjoy occupational opportunities including, but not limited to, the following broad areas:
- Campus Outdoor Recreation
- Wilderness Guide
- Outdoor Recreation
- Secondary Science
- Field-Based Science
- Environmental Science
- Challenge Programs
- People with Disabilities