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Outdoor Recreation Management

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Program Information

School:Capilano University
Faculty:Faculty of Global & Community Studies, School of Outdoor Recreation Management
Degree:Diploma; Co-op
Field of Study:Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Description:Connect your passion for the outdoors with a career in CapU's Outdoor Recreation Management program.

Through classroom study, relevant field trips, and work experience, you'll develop the skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary to contribute to the exciting and challenging outdoor recreation industry.

In the program, you'll take courses in tourism marketing, financial planning, leadership and experiential education, entrepreneurship, outdoor guiding, risk management and more.

Your passion and commitment to the outdoors, along with training in the program, will prepare you for future careers in adventure tourism, community and outdoor recreation, parks and conservation, or experiential and outdoor education.

You'll also participate in a co-op work experience placement before completing your diploma, ensuring you'll make the jump from student to your new career seamlessly.
URL:Outdoor Recreation Management at Capilano University
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $9,165
International: $26,472

Cost shown is for Year 1 and includes fees.
Careers:Recreation and Sports Managers

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Applicants are required to have high school graduation. Applicants are also required to have English Studies 12 (C), English 12 (C) or English 12 First Peoples (C) or EDT (ENGL 100-level placement); and Principles of Math 11 (C) or Pre-calculus 11 (pass) or Foundations of Math 11 (C) or BMTH 044 (C) or BMTH 048 (C) or MATH 096 (C) or MATH 097 (C) or Applications of Math 12 (pass) or Foundations of Math 12 (pass) or Principles of Math 12 (pass) or Pre-calculus 12 (pass) or BMTH 054 (pass) or BTEC 115 (B-).

    Application Notes : Capilano English Language Requirement for students whose primary language is not English or have received education in a language other than English: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): paper=560, internet=83, or English Language Assessment (ELA)=145, or International English Language Testing System (Academic IELTS)=6.5 overall, and no one score less than 6, or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)=70, or Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)=56 or Capilano University EAP 100 and 101 with a minimum B+ grade in each course.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae

    Applicants will be required to submit a resume.

    Current Grade 12 students can be conditionally accepted based on final Grade 11 grades or interim Grade 12 grades. Students can upload proof of grades (e.g. unofficial transcripts, copies of report cards) through EducationPlannerBC when applying to Capilano University. Final acceptance will be based on high school graduation and having met the program specific requirements.

    Cost Notes : Cost shown is for Year 1 and includes fees.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on September 10, 2021

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