Camp Administration and Leadership (M.S.)

The 36-credit M.S. in Camp Administration and Leadership program provides practical and applied instruction on best camp practices through highly engaging courses that empower camp professionals with knowledge and skills for successful camp leadership.

This program prepares students to engage in strategic and tactical activities focused on camp management, operations and logistics, human capital management, budgeting and finance, and productivity metrics. The degree prepares students to organize, manage and lead camps by emphasizing organizational productivity, achieving competitive advantage and developing marketplace sustainability. Online courses are offered in accelerated 8-week sessions for students’ convenience. The practicum is done on site in students’ camp environments.

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The Norman E. Friedman Scholarship Fund

This scholarship fund is named to honor Norman E. Friedman in recognition of the immeasurable contributions he has made to advance the camp profession for over 30 years. Norman has been at the forefront of education for camp directors as a trusted Partner at AMSkier Insurance, including the conception and development of the Ezersky Safety College and the Master’s Degree Program in Camp Administration and Leadership. The scholarship fund is supported by camp directors and owners who share Norman's vision for advancing the camp profession.

The scholarship is available to all students who have been accepted into, or are currently enrolled in, the Master’s Degree Program in Camp Administration and Leadership at Gratz College.

If you would like to make a tax-deductible contribution to the Norman E. Friedman Scholarship Fund, please click here.

Partnership with The American Camp Association, New York and New Jersey (ACA, NY and NJ)

Thanks to the generosity of ACA, NY and NJ and their contribution to the Norman E. Friedman Scholarship Fund, Gratz College is proud to offer Scholarships specifically for their members who enroll in the CAMP Administration and Leadership Program. Contact us today for more information on how to qualify for this exciting scholarship opportunity which recognizes the value of this program as a Professional Development tool for members of ACA, NY and NJ.

There is still time to register for Fall B (October 23 - December 17).   Apply now!

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