This program prepares students to become multi-skilled park and recreation professional with major course emphasis in law enforcement. Students will take ACT 120 course off site. Skills acquired include: adventure education, leadership, EMS, search and rescue, environmental interpretation, first aid, park law enforcement, forest and wildlife management. Professional certifications obtained upon successful completion of minimum competency standards in specific courses include: First Responder, CPR for the Professional, Water Rescue and Emergency Response, Ice Rescue and Emergency Response, Advanced Line Systems Rescue, PA - 130 Basic Wild land Firefighter, Project Wild, Project Learning Tree, Project Wet, and ACA Canoeing and Kayaking.
Graduates are employed by federal, state, and local government agencies. Employment opportunities include entry-level positions in law enforcement agencies, park rangers, private security firms, naturalists, guides, camp directors, as well as many other positions.