Master of Science in Outdoor Program Management
John Brown University

Program Details

The Master of Science in Outdoor Program Management is an online sports management master degree. Careers in outdoor programs require specialized skills and knowledge which the curriculum provides. Students learn how the outdoor industry can be used for enhancing education, training and development, and therapeutic treatment. Courses teach how to use outdoor pursuits as motivation and inspiration for groups, and also how to effectively lead and manage in an outdoor environment.

Examples of course topics:

  • Community development and dynamics
  • Outdoor program management
  • Development and formation
  • Methods of experiential education

All courses are taught with Christian perspectives. There is an option to work with an outdoor program for hands-on, real-world experience.

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.75 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Statement of Purpose/Intent, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Official College Transcript(s)