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Challenge yourself as a leader physically, mentally, and emotionally, while exploring the great outdoors.

32

CREDIT HOURS

12

MONTHS

3

WILDERNESS EXPEDITIONS

Discover your unique leadership style through courses that enhance your understanding of ethics, collaborative problem solving, systems thinking, cultural awareness, and sustainability. Then put theory into practice and hone your skills during three excursions into Utah and Alaska, where you will explore four distinct leadership roles.

  • Self leadership
  • Peer leadership
  • Active followership
  • Designated leadership

Upon graduating, you may incorporate the lessons from inside and outside the classroom into international and domestic businesses, nonprofits, government agencies, and consulting.

VERNAL, UTAH
Heighten risk management skills through technical canyoneering and canoeing, in environments where your decisions have immediate real-world consequences.

PALMER, ALASKA
Learn to face adversity in organizations by coping with unpredictable environmental conditions while backpacking.

ABOUT SAYBROOK UNIVERSITY

A nonprofit, regionally accredited university, Saybrook was established on the pioneering idea that for progressive change to take place, it needs to be holistic. Saybrook provides a rigorous graduate education that aims to inspire transformational change in individuals, organizations, and communities toward a more just, humane, and sustainable world.

For more information about Saybrook University, call (888) 308-0032 or visit www.saybrook.edu

     

ABOUT NOLS

NOLS is a nonprofit, global wilderness school that educates students to step forward on an expedition, wilderness medicine, custom education or risk services offering. Graduates have a lifelong desire for leadership, commitment to continued skills development, and ongoing education. Since 1965, NOLS has embraced and explored the unknown through outdoor- and classroom-based courses.

To discover the NOLS experience or to bring a course to your business or organization, call (800) 710-NOLS (6657) or visit www.nols.edu

   

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