Tourism Management - Certificate

The Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences offers a certificate in Tourism Management. This certificate is embedded in the Bachelor of Science degree in RPTS.

Tourism is one of the world’s largest and most diverse industries. To help students prepare for tourism careers, the certificate in Tourism Management introduces issues pertaining to the management, development, and promotion of places and events as tourism attractions. Courses in tourism are designed to collectively build understanding about the links that exist between local places, host populations, and various public, private and special interest groups. Students also develop competencies in assessing economic, environmental, social and political impacts of tourism, as well as in tourism marketing. Students in this certificate can pursue careers in private sector enterprises, government agencies, convention and visitor bureaus, and other tourism-related service organizations.

This program is approved for delivery via asynchronous or synchronous distance education technology.