Why study outdoor education at La Trobe?

Top 75

La Trobe's education subjects are ranked in the top 75 worldwide.

Times Higher Education (THE), 2020, World University Rankings 2021 by subject: education

Industry-connected

Gain valuable industry insights, with courses designed in partnership with schools and communities around Victoria.

Leaders in outdoor education

Join Australia’s longest running outdoor education program and become a leader in the field.

Visit the Department of Outdoor and Environmental Education

Career opportunities in outdoor education

Career pathways

Your skills in education, safety, natural resource management and tourism prepare you for a range of careers, including:

  • Adventure or nature tourism guide
  • Park ranger
  • Youth program officer
  • Environmental educator and interpreter
  • Teacher*

Future employers

Potential employers of outdoor education graduates include:

  • National parks
  • Nature tourism
  • Zoos and wildlife centres
  • Government departments
  • Water management agencies
  • School camps

* Note: Some outdoor education courses are a pathway to become a registered teacher through an Initial Teaching Education Program. Please see the course pages for more details.

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