MS in Outdoor Program Management

We live in an age where camps are consolidating into larger organizations, and outdoor pursuits are being rediscovered as platforms to enhance education, corporate training, and therapeutic treatment. The MS in Outdoor Program Management equips students to lead teams and organizations through these complex changes in the outdoor industry.

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Emphasis on Organizational Leadership

Four Reasons to Study Outdoor Program Management at JBU

Reason #1

Emphasis on Organizational Leadership

Not only will you master the technical skills required to manage outdoor programs, you’ll become an expert at building high-performing teams and developing individuals within organizations.

Hands-On Experience

Four Reasons to Study Outdoor Program Management at JBU

Reason #2

Hands-On Experience

JBU has partnerships with several camps in the area, including New Life Ranch. These strategic partnerships will allow you to apply your classroom knowledge to the field of outdoor program management.

Learn in the Natural State

Four Reasons to Study Outdoor Program Management at JBU

Reason #3

Learn in the Natural State

Home to the Buffalo River, the Ozark Mountains, and dozens of parks and camps, Northwest Arkansas is a practical and beautiful place to study Outdoor Program Management.

Unique Focus on Christian Values

Four Reasons to Study Outdoor Program Management at JBU

Reason #4

Unique Focus on Christian Values

At JBU, we believe in education of the whole person–head, heart, hand. All of our courses are taught from a Christian worldview, with faculty who are committed to the academic and spiritual growth of our students.

Greg Robinson

Faculty Profile

Greg Robinson

Associate Professor of Outdoor Leadership Ministries

Robinson’s career spans 25 years working in churches, Fortune 500 companies and owning two successful adventure businesses. Robinson likes to read, enjoy a good movie, catch a fish and try unique foods.

Ph.D., The Union Institute & University
M.S., John Brown University
B.A., John Brown University

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DeNisha McCollum

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DeNisha McCollum

Assistant Professor of Business

McCollum has served in Graduate Business Programs at JBU for over a decade. She is passionate about Christ-centered business education. When not in the office, she enjoys time with family, outdoor adventures, and reading a great business or leadership book.

M.Ed., North Central University
MSLE., John Brown University

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