MA in Leadership with a concentration in Outdoor Leadership

MA in Leadership with a concentration in Outdoor Leadership

You have a unique opportunity to speak into someone’s life—about trust, fear, God, and so much more—when they are leaning back off a cliff because you have them “on belay.” God has given us an incredible laboratory for learning to love Him, His creation. The master of arts in leadership with a concentration in Outdoor Leadership is a unique combination of biblical and theological courses with wilderness and adventure experiences led by experts in outdoor ministry. This concentration will provide you with the essentials for leading, planning, and facilitating outdoor ministry, shaped by a solid biblical framework for ministry. You will receive the skills and resources necessary for outdoor ministry that is biblically faithful, spiritually rich, and personally engaging. And, where better to learn all this than in the Colorado Rockies?

Outdoor Leadership Faculty

Faculty Highlight

Amber and Mike DeBoer are instructors in outdoor leadership and bring over 25 years of combined outdoor experience to Denver Seminary. Both have an MS in outdoor education from Southern Adventist University and have led numerous wilderness trips with Denver Seminary, as well as other organizations and camps. Currently, they serve as executive directors of Camp Id-Ra-Ha-Je.



The Degree Worksheet

How can I use this degree?

  • Executive leadership in an existing camp, organization, church, or parachurch
  • Launching and leading a new ministry focused on wilderness, adventure, and challenge course programming
  • Cross-cultural missiological engagement in the US and internationally

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