Mar 30, 2023  
Graduate Catalog 2022-2023 
Graduate Catalog 2022-2023 Archived Catalog

Degree Plan

Outdoor Program Management, M.S.

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Given the increasing complexity in the outdoor industry as camps are consolidating into larger organizations, outdoor pursuits are being used to enhance education, corporate training, and therapeutic treatment. The M.S. in Outdoor Program Management degree prepares students who desire to move toward executive director or site manager roles within the outdoor industry.

Student learning Outcomes

Upon graduation, JBU’s graduate students will be able to: 

  • Demonstrate redemptive behavior by integrating global, ethical and moral practices from a Christian worldview. (Ethics and Christian Worldview)
  • Use leadership tools needed to build effective organizations in culturally diverse and global contexts. (Global Leadership)
  • Demonstrate advanced business/organizational skills and knowledge necessary for professional growth and success. (Business/Organizational Skills and Knowledge)
  • Analyze complex situations, identify relevant issues, apply appropriate concepts and skills, develop conclusions and implement effective actions. (Critical Thinking and Communication)
  • Design and implement business research that yields actionable insights. (Information Literacy and Research)

Requirements for the Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Outdoor Program Management

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