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Program Options

Four Ways to Earn the Degree

There are several ways to participate in the Outdoor and Adventure Leadership degree offered by Wheaton College Graduate School.

  • Residential at HoneyRock

    You can earn your M.A. in Outdoor and Adventure Leadership as a full-time residential student for two years at HoneyRock, while serving in crucial leadership roles as a Graduate Assistant
  • While Serving at Your Current Organization

    You can also earn the M.A. in Outdoor and Adventure Leadership part time while serving at a different organization.  The courses are all offered in modular (1- to 2-week long intensives), hybrid (mix of online and short 2- to 3-day residential courses) or online classes enable you to take all your classes while maintaining your job at your current ministry.
  • At OAL Partner Locations

    The OAL degree is offered in collaboration with several regional camps throughout the country. You can apply for graduate assistantship positions at one of these camps and participate in many of the courses from that location. Read more about Graduate Assistantships at Partner Camps
  • Evangelism and Leadership Degree

    The OAL degree is also offered as a concentration in the Evangelism and Leadership Programs.  This concentration focuses on missional leadership and creative evangelism in our contemporary world for camp contexts. Read more about an MA in Evangelism and Leadership, Outdoor and Adventure Leadership Concentration