Outdoor Program Management

Master of Science

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Become equipped to lead organizations in the ever-changing outdoor industry.

Today, an M.S. in Outdoor Program Management is valued by many industries. 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. 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.

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New Life Ranch partners with JBU to offer graduate assistantships for this program. Click here to learn more.

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Schedule a call with an admissions counselor to learn more about the M.S. in outdoor program management. 

Next, start your application and get accepted.  

Study Outdoor Program Management

JBU's master's in outdoor program management will equip you to lead teams and organizations through these complex changes in the outdoor industry, potentially as an executive director or site manager role at some point in your career.


According to a survey conducted by the JBU Career Development Center for 2018-2019 graduates, 91% of graduate students landed within 6 months of graduation.*

*landed: employed, grad school, volunteer, or military

Program length 

The M.S. in Outdoor Program Management is a 30-credit-hour program and can be completed in less than two years. 

Program Format

100% online or through either face-to-face at JBU’s main campus in Siloam Springs, OR students can log in to attend online during class time.

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Benefits of JBU's Outdoor Program Management program


Complete your coursework on your schedule through the flexible, fully online graduate program.

Receive one-on-one support from professors through smaller class sizes.

Apply your classroom knowledge to the field of outdoor program management through JBU's partnerships with several camps in the area.

Graduate feeling equipped to honor God and serve others by studying outdoor program management from a biblical worldview.