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Wilderness Leadership and Experiential Learning (WLEE)

Earn your degree in WLEE and enjoy working in the outdoor industry where there's almost 5 million jobs!

WLEE graduates do it all: earn their certification in outdoor education, own and operate outdoor businesses, work in secondary, and post secondary education.

You name it. WLEE graduates can and are doing it.

Proven Success of WLEE Graduates

WLEE Graduates own or manage:

  • Green River Adventures
  • Gorge ZipLine
  • Black Mountain Expeditions
  • Pura Vida Adventures
  • PEAK Adventure at Heathwood Hall
  • U.S. Whitewater Center
  • Snake River Canoe and Kayak School
  • Patagonia
  • The Hub Bike Shop and Outdoor Outfitters
  • Trails Carolina
  • Brevard Rock Gym,

WLEE Graduates are also:

  • Camp Directors
  • Program Managers in State or Municipal Parks
  • Professional Guides and Environmental Educators
  • Outward Bound Instructors
  • Wilderness Therapy Program Field Instructors
  • Public or Private School Teachers
  • Higher Education Administrators
  • Government Officials in the U.S Forest Service or National Park Service
  • Successful in any job requiring Leadership, Teamwork, and Critical Thinking

WLEE Graduate Features

Majors, Minors, and Concentrations

Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Wilderness Leadership & Experiential Education (WLEE).  Minor in Wilderness Leadership & Experiential Education or Experiential Education


Million Jobs in the Outdoor Industry


Billion Dollar Outdoor Industry